Minneapolis Audit Committee Agenda

Regular Meeting
 February 22, 2012
9:30 a.m. - Room 317 City Hall

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Committee Members Present: Council Members Diane Hofstede, Barbara Johnson, Betsy Hodges; Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board Representative Mark Oyaas; Citizen Members Stephanie Woodruff and Darrell Ellsworth (quorum 4)

Council Committee Coordinator:  Irene Kasper (612) 673-2219 [email protected]


 1.   Adopt Agenda.
       Action Taken:  Adopted.

 2.   Accept Minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 25, 2012.
Staff Report: Audit Minutes 20120125  
      Action Taken:  Accepted.     

Unfinished Business

Department of Internal Audit

 3.   Risk Assessment and Two-Year Internal Audit Plan (2012-2013) (Action Taken 1/25/2012:  a) Approved 2012 Audit Plan for Auditable Unit CPED/Development Finance (Development Loans Review) and Public Works (Fleet Management); b) Requested staff to include the listing of 2011 carry-over projects in the 2012 Audit Plan; c) Directed Internal Auditor: 1) to meet with Finance and BIS staff to determine prioritization of the Auditable Unit reviews for the Finance Department (General Ledger Accounting; Internal Controls over Financial Reporting; and Accounts Payable Review) and BIS (Application Security) as well as determine which can be handled within the department's capacity; 2) to report back with information from the Department of Public Works as to moving the proposed 2013 Audit Plan review for Excel Energy, Inc Franchise Agreement into the 2012 Audit Plan; 3) that for any department on the proposed 2012 Audit Plan for review, create an assessment of the staff hours within the department necessary to conduct the audits; d) Deleted the external risk factor "airport noise" from the risk profile within the Risk Assessment & Two-Year Internal Audit Plan.)
Staff Report:  IA Plan 2012-2013; Updated IA Plan 2012-2013 PWRPT; UB Staff Directives PWRPT
     Action Taken:  Approved Updated Risk Assessment and Two-Year Internal Audit Plan (2012-2013).  Directed IA to include as part of final reporting any auditee/department feedback on the audit process once an audit review has been completed. 

 4.  Grant Management Process Review:
      a) Review Internal Audit Report;
      b) Direct staff to publish the report (Action Taken 12/7/2011:  Postponed, with request that Kevin Carpenter/Finance Officer & other members of Finance Department attend meeting).

Staff Report: Available in hard copy at meeting
     Action Taken:  Postponed. 

New Business - None

Report of Internal Auditor

 5.  Update on audit activities.
     Action Taken:  No report received. 

Announcements - None

Adjournment 

Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.

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