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Sharon Winslow Erickson
City Auditor

Office of the City Auditor

200 E. Santa Clara St.
Tower 14th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Ph: (408) 535-1250
Fx: (408) 292-6071

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office of the City Auditor
The Role of the City Auditor's Office

The mission of the Office of the City Auditor is to independently assess and report on City operations and services. To fulfill this mission, we conduct performance audits that identify ways to strengthen public accountability, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of City government.

NEW 5/17/16:  The City Auditor's Office is seeking motivated individuals who are dedicated to improving government and services to residents.  APPY NOW! 

Visit our online City Services Report demo  page to preview interactive performance data.  Feedback welcome!


Recent Reports and Updates
03-28-16 South Bay Water Recycling: Better Information and Renegotiation of Contractual Obligations Will Increase Transparency and Aid Program Success

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03-11-16 Status of Open Audit Recommendations as of December 2015
03-10-16  Technology Deployments: Additional Resources Needed to Shorten Deployment Timelines
03-03-16 The City’s Use and Coordination of Volunteers: Volunteer Programs Provide Significant Benefits to the Residents of San José
02-29-16 Street Sweeping: Significant Investment and Re-Tooling Are Needed to Achieve Cleaner Streets
02-11-16 Measuring San José's Financial Condition
12-04-15  Annual Report on City Services FY 2014-15
11-12-15  Personnel Investigation Structure:  Augmenting Policies and Training Can Improve the Process
11-06-15 Team San Jose's Performance 2014-15
11-06-15 Cities Association of Santa Clara County Expenditure Review, Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2014 & 2015 

Semi-Annual Recommendation Follow-up Report on All Outstanding Audit Recommendations for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015


Police Hiring: Additional Efforts to Recruit Qualified Candidates Urgently Needed to Fill Vacancies

09-02-15 Golf Courses: Loss of Customers and Revenues Requires A New Strategy
More Audit Reports

News and Announcements
Audit of South Bay Water Recycling
Better Information and Renegotiation of Contractual Obligations Will Increase Transparency and Aid Program Success Read the full report...
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