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Sharon Winslow Erickson
City Auditor

Office of the City Auditor

200 E. Santa Clara St.
Tower 14th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Ph: (408) 535-1250
Fx: (408) 292-6071

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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The Role of the City Auditor's Office

The mission of the Office of the City Auditor is to independently assess and report on City operations and services. To fulfill this mission, we conduct performance audits that identify ways to strengthen public accountability, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of City government.


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Recent Reports and Updates
12-19-18  Audit of Towing Services: Changes to Contract Terms and Consolidated Oversight Could Improve Operations 
12-14-18  Annual Report on City Services 2017-18
11-16-18  Team San Jose Performance FY 2017-18

{11-30-18 Supplemental Memorandum}
11-01-18  Audit of the City’s Homeless Assistance Programs: More Coordination and Better Monitoring Can Help Improve the Effectiveness of Programs
09-06-18 Status of Open Audit Recommendations as of June 30, 2018 
09-06-18  Community Center Reuse: Efficient Monitoring and Better Data Can Help Determine the Next Phase of Reuse 
08-31-18  Cities Association of Santa Clara County Expenditure Review, Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2017 & 2018 
08-31-18  Audit of Vehicle Abatement:  The City Could Improve Customer Service for Vehicle Abatement Requests
07-27-18 Department of Public Works: Enhancing Management of Capital Projects
06-07-18  Audit of the San José Police Activities League
06-01-18  2018-2019 Open Audit Recommendation Priorities
03-16-18 Status of Open Audit Recommendations as of December 31, 2017
03-08-18  Pensionable Earnings: Tighter Controls and More Transparency Can Ensure Retirement Contributions Continue to be Accurate
More Audit Reports

News and Announcements
Audit of Towing Services
Changes to Contract Terms and Consolidated Oversight Could Improve Operations Read the full report...
City of San José Annual Report on City Services FY 2017-18
Annual report from the City Auditor on city government performance, including data on the cost, quantity, quality, timeliness, and public opinion of City services. Read the full report...

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