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2003

County Audits
Report # Audit Area Significant Findings
(Lost Funds / Potential Savings)
03-01
(issued 5/8/03)
Vacant Positions @ April 4, 2003 - Identified 304 full time and 79 (FTE 27) part time vacant positions with a projected under-funding or budget shortfall of approximately $1,000,000.
03-02
(issued 6/6/03)
Department of Public Works Federal Aid Capital Projects Reimbursement Claiming Process -delays in reimbursement claiming negative impact on cash flow. Approxomately $5.8 million of qualifying Federal and State aid for construction costs and $1.7 million for engineering costs were not timely claimed.
03-03
(issued 7/28/03)
Vacant Positions
@ June 27, 2003
- Identified 297 full time and 77 (FTE 30) part time vacant positions with a projected under-funding or budget shortfall of approximately $1,600,000.
03-04
(issued 9/9/03)
Aurora Highway District Operations
(Payroll, Purchasing, Inventory, Budgeting and Accounting)
Management controls were not adequate to ensure that expenditures were valid, assets were inventoried and accounted for, County policies and procedures werecomplied with and that maintenance operations were performed in an efficient an economical manner.
03-05
(issued 12/22/03)
Parks, Recreation and Forestry Unauthorized use of Erie County's Sales Tax exempt status by Department employees when making purchases forpersonal use.