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Audit Subcommittee

On July 28, 2015, the Santa Monica City Council adopted a resolution establishing an Audit Subcommittee to assist the City Council in fulfilling their oversight responsibilities for the financial reporting process, the framework for internal control, and the audit process. 

The Subcommittee consists of three members of the City Council and two City residents qualified to serve by virtue of their experience and expertise with governmental accounting and internal financial controls. 

For more information on the Audit Subcommittee, please refer to the following documents:

     July 28, 2015 staff report 

     Resolution of the City Council of the City of Santa Monica Establishing an Audit Subcommittee

     Audit Subcommittee Application

     February 23, 2016 staff report

     
Members  Email     Term End
Councilmember Tony Vazquez        Tony.Vazquez@smgov.net          June 30, 2021
Councilmember Pam O’Connor   Pam.OConnor@smgov.net  June 30, 2019
Councilmember Sue Himmelrich   Sue.Himmelrich@smgov.net              June 30, 2019
Elizabeth Van Denburgh   Elizabeth.VanDenburgh@smgov.net June 30, 2019      
Greg Morena    Greg.Morena@smgov.net  June 30, 2021

 

Compensation Study Advisory Committee

On May 9, 2017, the Santa Monica City Council adopted a resolution establishing the Compensation Study Advisory Committee to act in an advisory capacity to the Audit Subcommittee and staff in matters pertaining to critically reviewing and objectively considering the City's methodologies related to compensation.

The Committee is made up of seven Santa Monica residents, appointed by the City Manager.  At least one member must have substantial work experience in the public sector.  The Compensation Study Advisory Committee will meet jointly with the Audit Subcommittee for a limited term.

For more information on the Compensation Study Advisory Committee, please refer to the following documents:

     May 9, 2017 staff report

     Resolution of the City Council of the City of Santa Monica Revising Rules of Conduct for the City Council Audit Subcommittee

 

Members  Email   
Dominic Gomez       Dominic.Gomez@smgov.net
Laurence Eubank  Laurence.Eubank@smgov.net
Janine Bush  Janine.Bush@smgov.net
Libby Bradley   Libby.Bradley@smgov.net
James Williams  James.Williams@smgov.net
Sam Thanawalla  Sam.Thanawalla@smgov.net
Homa Mojtabai  Homa.Mojtabai@smgov.net

    

Joint Meeting Schedule

  • November 21, 2017 - Special Joint Meeting

Next Meeting: The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Santa Monica Institute Training Room, located at 330 Olympic Dr., 2nd Floor (Plaza Level).

 

Meeting Agendas, Minutes & Audio Archive 

Meeting agendas will be available the Thursday prior to the meeting date.

November 21, 2017 Agenda Packet   Streaming Audio
October 17, 2017 Agenda Packet   Streaming Audio
August 23, 2017 Agenda Packet Meeting Minutes Streaming Audio
August 15, 2017 Cancellation Notice    
April 20, 2017 Agenda Packet Meeting Minutes Streaming Audio
April 18, 2017 Cancellation Notice    
January 17, 2017 Agenda Packet  Meeting Minutes Streaming Audio
October 18, 2016 Agenda Packet Meeting Minutes Streaming Audio
August 30, 2016 Agenda Packet Meeting Minutes Streaming Audio
April 19, 2016 Agenda Packet Meeting Minutes Streaming Audio
January 19, 2016 Agenda Packet Meeting Minutes Streaming Audio

 

Work Plans, Reports and Updates

Reports and updates from the City's internal and external auditors are listed below.  For additional information, refer to the meeting minutes for the report's corresponding meeting date.

Title Meeting Date
Validation of Policies and Procedures (October 2017)

October 17, 2017
Status of the Annual Audit

October 17, 2017
Preliminary Observations for the Compensation and Staffing Review

October 17, 2017
Internal Audit Status Report August 16, 2017 through October 15, 2017

October 17, 2017
Internal Controls Review Progress Report (October 2017)

October 17, 2017
Final Report for Parking Contract Review

August 23, 2017
Internal Audit Status Report January 16, 2017 through August 15, 2017

August 23, 2017
FY 17-18 Internal Audit Work Plan

August 23, 2017
Overview of the Scope of the FY2016-17 Audit from the City's External Auditor

August 23, 2017
Compensation and Staffing Review Work Plan

August 23, 2017
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Executive Summary

January 17, 2017
Compensation Review Work Plan

January 17, 2017
Final Report for Human Resources Benefits Billing Review

January 17, 2017
Final Report for Internal Controls Testing: Cash Handling

January 17, 2017
Final Report for Enterprise Risk Assessment

January 17, 2017
Internal Audit Status Report October 16, 2016 through January 15, 2017

January 17, 2017
Final Report for Ambulance Contract Billing Review (including response from AmeriCare)

October 18, 2016
Validation of Policies and Procedures (October 2016)

October 18, 2016
Internal Controls Review Progress Report (October 2016)

October 18, 2016
Internal Audit Status Report September 1, 2016 through October 15, 2016

October 18, 2016
Internal Audit Status Report April 1, 2016 through August 30, 2016

August 30, 2016
Internal Controls Review Progress Report (August 2016)

August 30, 2016
Internal Audit Status Report January 1, 2016 through March 31, 2016

April 19, 2016
FY 16-17 Internal Audit Work Plan

April 19, 2016
Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014 Single Audit Reports (Rev) and Housing and Financial Data Schedules  

April 19, 2016
Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015 Single Audit Reports and Housing and Financial Data Schedules

April 19, 2016
Internal Audit Status Report June 1, 2015 through November 30, 2015

January 19, 2016
Internal Controls Review Progress Report (January 2016)

January 19, 2016
   

 

 

Last updated: 11/30/2017
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