City Council passed Bylaw 16097 Audit Committee Bylaw on October 4, 2012. Bylaw 16097 prescribes the powers, functions, duties, structure and procedures for Audit Committee.
The Office has a 2018 operating budget of $2,606,000 with 15 staff members reporting to the City Auditor.
The Fraud and Whistleblower Protection Directive, A1464 was approved on January 19, 2017. The purpose of this directive is to set procedures for the prevention, detection, reporting and investigation of suspected fraud, as well as the processes for reporting and resolving complaints of retaliation. The Fraud Reporting and Investigation Procedure outlines the procedure for the prevention and reporting of suspected fraud within the City of Edmonton. The Whistleblower Protection Procedure outlines the process for the reporting and resolution of retaliation complaints.
Communications to and from the Office of the City Auditor are handled in accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy legislation.
The Office of the City Auditor's employee business expenses are in accordance with the City of Edmonton's Employee Business Expenses – Local and Out of Town Administrative Directive A1415I.