RESOLUTION NO. RS2004-644
A resolution requesting the internal audit division of the Department of Finance to conduct an internal audit of the Department of Water and Sewerage Services.
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Department of Water and Sewerage Services is responsible for the construction, operation, and maintenance of all water and sanitary sewer facilities of the Metropolitan Government, and for the collection of all charges for such utility services; and
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides for an internal audit division of the Department of Finance, which is charged with the periodic inspection and audit of the accounts and records of financial transactions maintained in each department of the Metropolitan Government; and
WHEREAS, the internal audit division of the Department has overseen numerous performance audits of Metropolitan Government departments over the past several years, including the Police Department, the Department of Codes Administration, and the Department of Public Works; and
WHEREAS, the internal audit division recently conducted a Metro Water Services Cost of Service Analysis, but this examination was limited in scope and did not include a complete performance audit of the Department of Water and Sewerage Services; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that a performance audit of Water Services be conducted to ensure that the department is operating in as efficient a manner as possible, and that customers are receiving the highest quality of service.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as requesting the internal audit division of the Department of Finance to conduct an internal audit of the Department of Water and Sewerage Services.
Section 2. That the Metropolitan Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Resolution by United States mail or electronic mail to David Manning, the Director of Finance, and to Kim McDoniel, the Internal Audit Director.
Section 3. The Department of Finance is further requested to respond to the Council as to the feasibility of and/or actions taken in compliance with the request stated in Section 1 hereof not later than sixty (60) days from the adoption of this Resolution.
Section 4. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Jamie Isabel
|Referred:||Budget & Finance
Public Works Committee
|Introduced:||December 7, 2004|
|Adopted:||December 7, 2004 - Roll Call Vote|
|December 8, 2004|