Audits

OIG 2017 Audit Plan

The 2017 Audit Plan for OIG’s Audit & Program Review Section is posted here..

Audit of OEMC Public Safety Cameras

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Office of Emergency Management and Communications’s (OEMC) management of approximately 2,700 cameras (“public safety cameras”) originally purchased by OEMC, the Chicago Police Department (CPD), and the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). The objective of the audit was to determine if OEMC has effectively managed these cameras. … [Read More…]

Audit of CDPH Food Establishment Inspections

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the food establishment inspections program of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Food Protection Division. CDPH “promotes food safety and sanitation through the inspection of food establishments,”[1] including restaurants, grocery stores, bakeries, delis, daycares, hospital kitchens, and school cafeterias. The objectives of the audit were to determine … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of DFSS Homeless Services Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its August 2015 audit of the Department of Family and Support Services’ (DFSS) homeless services. Based on the Department’s responses, OIG concludes that DFSS has begun implementation of corrective actions related to the audit findings. The purpose of the 2015 audit … [Read More…]

OIG 2017 Draft Audit Plan

OIG’s annual audit plans include information on audits that OIG is currently considering for 2017, follow-up audits that are likely to occur in 2017, ongoing projects, and audits completed year-to-date. OIG is soliciting comments from City Council, City Hall, and the public. OIG will consider all comments in finalizing its 2017 Audit Plan. The 2017 … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of DSS Garbage Collection Performance Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its April 2015 audit of the Department of Streets and Sanitation’s (DSS) Garbage Collection Performance Measurement. OIG concludes that DSS has begun to implement corrective actions related to the audit findings. The purpose of the 2015 audit was to determine DSS’s … [Read More…]

Audit of DOF Emergency Medical Services Billing

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) billing for emergency medical services provided by the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). The City began billing users for ambulance transports in 1985 “in order to take advantage of available reimbursements from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance companies.”[1] According to CFD, … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of Loading Zone and Residential Disabled Parking Sign Processes Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its June 2015 Loading Zone and Residential Disabled Sign Processes audit of the Departments of Transportation (CDOT) and Finance (DOF). OIG concludes that CDOT and DOF have partially implemented corrective actions related to the audit findings. Our original audit revealed that … [Read More…]

Audit of DOAH Adjudication Timeliness

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Department of Administrative Hearings’ (DOAH) efforts to ensure timely adjudication of cases. The first objective of the audit was to determine if the Department used the nationally recognized performance measures of clearance rate and time to disposition to evaluate the flow of cases requiring … [Read More…]

Audit of CFD Commissary Transactions

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Chicago Fire Department’s (CFD) issuance and exchange of uniform items to CFD members at the Department’s Commissary. In its Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Chicago Fire Fighters Union, Local No. 2, the City of Chicago agreed to provide all uniformed CFD members with … [Read More…]