Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Finance Committee

March 9, 2006

Staff Lead:


Anthony I. Hooper, Deputy County Administrator

County Administration


A Resolution to Authorize the Execution of a Contract to Provide Independent Audit Services

Topic Description:

The current contract for audit services expires March 1, 2006.  The contract was previously awarded in May 1999.  An evaluation committee, comprised of the Treasurer, Finance Director, School Budget Officer, and Deputy County Administrator, interviewed three firms.  All firms responding to the request for proposals have experience in conducting audits of local governments.  Attached is information from the Government Finance Officers Association providing policy suggestions for procuring audit services.


Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Funds are budgeted for the services of the Independent Auditor.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Finance Office

Treasurerís Office

School Division




GFOA Recommended Practice