City Auditor's Office
The City Auditor's Office is led by the City Auditor who is responsible for directing all internal audit functions for the City of Denton including:
- The Internal Audit Department, which is responsible for evaluating City functions to provide advice and recommendations on areas of improvement; and
- The Fraud Response Investigation Committee, which is responsible for receiving, managing, and tracking allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse.
The City Auditor is one of four City employees appointed by the City Council in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined in the City Auditor Employment Agreement (PDF).
Strengthen public trust and promote continuous improvement throughout City operations.
Serve Denton residents by providing independent and objective reviews of City functions.
Internal Audit functions under the City Auditor's Office are guided by four core values:
- Accountability. Government officials and agencies, including the City Auditor's Office, are accountable to all Denton residents for their performance, use of resources, stewardship of assets, and ethical conduct.
- Transparency. Free and open access to information is necessary for government officials and agencies to be accountable to all Denton residents.
- Integrity. Work and reports must be conducted fairly, honestly, objectively, and independently. If work or reports are found to be inaccurate, this will be publicly acknowledged and corrected.
- Quality. Continuous evaluation and improvement are critical to producing high-quality work that adds value to City operations and the public well-being.
In 2022, the City Auditor's Office adopted a Strategic Plan (PDF) to outline the strategies, objectives, and goals to achieve the vision and mission in accordance with the City Auditor's values.