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Audit Services

Audits City bureaus and programs for efficiency, effectiveness and equity

Phone: 503-823-4005

1221 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 310, Portland, OR 97204

  • 2016 Community Survey Portlanders' ratings of city livability drop to new low

  • Community and Neighborhood Involvement Accountability limited, rules and funding model outdated

  • Transportation Network Companies and Taxicabs Transportation Bureau needs to monitor service, not just safety

  • Human Resources Risks in managing the City's workforce

  • Green Buildings Cost and outcomes need more attention

  • City Transaction Testing Continuous monitoring revealed few issues

  • Presidential Campaign Visits The City should follow policy and charge for services

  • Payment Card Data Security Consumer information is safer

  • Technology Projects Audit Lack of governance hurts City projects and disaster planning (highlights)

  • Technology Projects Audit Lack of governance hurts City projects and disaster planning (full report)

  • City Council Grants No competition and limited oversight (highlights)

  • City Council Grants No competition and limited oversight (full report)

  • Portland Development Commission Management of on-call contracts inconsistent with Commission expecations (highlights)

  • Portland Development Commission Management of on-call contracts inconsistent with Commission expectations (full report)

Our Mission Statement

The Audit Services Division is the auditing branch of the elected City Auditor's Office. The Division's mission is to conduct performance and financial audits of City operations, and to make recommendations to improve efficiency, effectiveness and equity of City bureaus, offices and functions.