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File #: 1565-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2013 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to contract for professional auditing services with Premier Accounting Solutions, Inc. (CPA's) for the audits of 12 of the City's subgrantees having a total of 15 contracts, totaling approximately $1,636,000.00 and to authorize the expenditure of $38,950.00 and to declare an emergency. ($38,950.00)
Explanation
This legislation will authorize the City Auditor to enter into contract for professional auditing services for the audits of 12 of the City's subgrantees having a total of 15 contracts, totaling approximately $1,636,000.00. The subgrantee contracts are funded from various federal, state, and city revenues. Audit costs for these 15 contracts will be $38,950.00.

On June 15, 2013, after publicly advertising for such, one proposal was received. After review of said proposal, the firm of Premier Accounting Solutions, Inc., Certified Public Accountants was chosen to perform the aforementioned audits. The EEO number for said vendor is 030398447.

FISCAL IMPACT:
The funds for these auditing services are presently budgeted in the City Auditor's operating budget, Fund 010.

Title
To authorize and direct the City Auditor to contract for professional auditing services with Premier Accounting Solutions, Inc. (CPA's) for the audits of 12 of the City's subgrantees having a total of 15 contracts, totaling approximately $1,636,000.00 and to authorize the expenditure of $38,950.00 and to declare an emergency. ($38,950.00)
Body
WHEREAS, the City of Columbus performs numerous social services via third party contractors, and

WHEREAS, these services are funded by federal, state and city funds, and at times a combination thereof, and

WHEREAS, for the period ended June 28, 2013, there are 12 agencies administering 15 City contracts totaling in excess of $1,636,000.00.

WHEREAS, the City Auditor anticipates awarding a professional service contract for auditing services of subrecipients of the City's grants, and

WHEREAS, the City does not now, nor has it ever, maintained the quantity of staff necessary to perform such audits, and

WHEREAS, these services are required annually and will be required annually in the future, and

WHEREAS, the City Auditor believes contracting for these services is most cost effective for the City, and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to contr...

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