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File #: 2001-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/14/2017 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/31/2017 Final action: 8/3/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to enter into contract for professional auditing services with Premier Accounting Solutions, Inc.; to authorize the expenditure of $31,740.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($31,740.00)
Attachments: 1. 2001-2017
Explanation
This legislation will authorize the City Auditor to enter into contract for professional auditing services for the audits of six of the City's sub-grantees having a total of eleven contracts, totaling approximately $906,019.00. The sub-grantee contracts are funded from various federal, state, and city revenues. Audit costs for these contracts will be $31,740.00.

On July 13, 2017, 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.

Emergency approval is being requested to provide the audits described above at the earliest possible time, thereby ensuring financial data reporting.

FISCAL IMPACT:

The funds for these auditing services are presently budgeted in the City Auditor's general fund operating budget.

Title
To authorize and direct the City Auditor to enter into contract for professional auditing services with Premier Accounting Solutions, Inc.; to authorize the expenditure of $31,740.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($31,740.00)

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 30, 2017, there are 6 agencies administering 11 city contracts totaling in excess of $906,019; and

WHEREAS, the City Auditor publicly advertised for professional auditing services of sub-recipients 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 effective for the City,...

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