Hamilton, ON - The City has informed the third-party provider of its accessible transit service to remove more than one-third of its fleet from service until their safety can be verified by third-party mechanics.
The decision to remove a portion of DARTS operated vehicles from service follows similar action taken over the past week with vehicles contracted by the non-profit provider as part of an ongoing audit being performed by the office of City auditor Charles Brown.
HAMILTON, ON – The Office of Hamilton’s City Auditor presented its findings as part of a Council-directed audit to understand why and how the J.L. Grightmire Arena addition and renovation project experienced significant issues.
The Council-approved report (AUD22004) included the lessons learned audit report, recommendations and management responses. Details of the report will be used by City staff to inform the management of future City capital projects.
HAMILTON, ON – An independent investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by the City of Hamilton or its staff in soil dumping has concluded that the allegations are unsubstantiated.
The investigation found no information that would indicate that contaminated soil from the Woodward and Governor’s Road public works projects was improperly disposed of at the named soil fill site (also known as the “Waterdown Gardens property).
HAMILTON, ON – Today, the City Auditor shared findings from the Hamilton Future Fund Audit with the City of Hamilton’s Audit, Finance and Administration Committee.
The Council-approved Audit Work Plan 2019 to 2022 (AUD19007) included the completion of a compliance and Value for Money (VFM) Audit of the Hamilton Future Fund (HFF).
The Audit assessed the HFF’s effectiveness relating to fund governance and oversight, adequacy of processes and performance measures, and ensuring sufficient and transparent financial reporting.
HAMILTON, ON – Today, City Auditor Charles Brown presented the City of Hamilton’s second Fraud and Waste Annual Report. A total of 80 reports were received and assessed by the Office of the City Auditor (OCA) between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.
The Fraud and Waste Hotline provides City employees, contractors, vendors and members of the public with a convenient, confidential and anonymous way to report suspicion or proof of wrongdoing. It also enables the City to operate with a high level of honesty and integrity.
HAMILTON, ON - Today, the City of Hamilton’s Audit, Finance and Administration Committee received a report from the Office of the City Auditor on the Roads Value for Money (VFM) audit, which evaluates the City’s roads infrastructure in relation to asset management, planning, condition tracking, quality assurance, procurement, contract administration and financial management.
The Council-approved Audit Work Plan 2019 to 2022 (AUD19007) included the completion of a Roads Operations and Construction Programs VFM audit.