This report contains the results of the Washington State Auditor's Office independent accountability audit of the City of Redmond from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.
We evaluated internal controls and performed audit procedures on the activities of the City. We also determined whether the City complied with state laws and regulations and its own policies and procedures.
|In keeping with general auditing practices, we do not examine every transaction, activity or area. Instead, the areas examined were those representing the highest risk of noncompliance, misappropriation or misuse. The following areas were examined during this audit period:
Open Public Meetings Act
CAATS – information system review
RESULTS: In the areas we examined, the City’s internal controls were adequate to safeguard public assets. The City also complied with state laws and regulations and its own policies and procedures in the areas we examined.
ABOUT THE CITY
The City of Redmond serves approximately 52,000 residents in King County. The City lies east of Lake Washington contiguous to the cities of Kirkland, Bellevue and Woodinville. The City provides services including fire, police, water/sewer/storm utilities, public works, community development and parks and recreation.
An elected, seven-member Council and independently elected Mayor govern the City. The Council appoints management to oversee the City’s daily operations as well as its approximately 668 full- and part-time employees. For the 2011-2012 biennium, the City operated on a budget of approximately $523 million.