Santa Cruz County
CA

Agenda Item
DOC-2018-131

Approve an extension of the existing contract with Brown Armstrong, CPAs through June 30, 2020 and authorize the Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector to sign the contract, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector

Information

Department:Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax CollectorSponsors:Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector Edith Driscoll
Category:ACTTC - Board LetterFunctions:General Government

Financial Impact

Funding for these external audits will be included in the various entities’ budgets for fiscal years 2017-18, and 2018-19 and 2019-20. Total costs for the external audits for the fiscal year 2017-18 and 2018-19 are as follows with a detailed payment schedule attached to the ADM-29s. 2017-18 AUDIT SERVICES 2018-19 AUDIT SERVICES Audit of County's Financial Statements 75,000.00 75,000.00 Audit of County's RDA Successor Agency 7,700.00 7,700.00 Audit of County Sanitation District 9,400.00 9,400.00 Audit of SEFA/Single Audit (8 major programs) 33,500.00 33,500.00 Audit of Treasury Compliance 3,700.00 3,700.00 Audit of OCJP Grants 5,200.00 5,200.00 Audit of Department of Insurance Grants 5,200.00 5,200.00 Audit of Department of Justice Grants 5,200.00 5,200.00 TOTAL 144,900.00 144,900.00

Board Letter

Recommended Action(s):

Approve an extension of the existing contract with Brown Armstrong, CPAs through June 30, 2020 and Authorize the Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector to sign the contract.

 

Executive Summary

The County contracts with an independent CPA firm to perform mandated audits of the County’s financial statements and the Single Audit of federally funded activities. In addition, the contract includes stand alone audit reports of the following: Santa Cruz County Redevelopment Successor Agency, Santa Cruz County Sanitation District, Treasury Compliance, and audits of all state grant programs including the Office of Criminal Justice Planning, Department of Insurance, and Department of Justice grants.

 

Background

On March 18, 2014, your board approved a three year contract with Brown Armstrong to conduct the County’s external audits for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, 2015, and 2016. We are requesting your Board’s approval of the extension of the existing contract with Brown Armstrong to conduct the County’s external audits for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 and fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.  The Santa Cruz County Audit Committee approved of this 2-year extension ending June 30, 2020 at the January 24, 2018 Audit Committee meeting.

 

 

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Contract Details

Contract #  18C4214A

Amount  $22,500

Contingency $0

Total  $22,500

GL Key/Object 121000/62381

 

Contract # 18C4214C

Amount  $2,310

Contingency $0

Total  $2,310

GL Key/Object 610110/62381

 

Contract #  18C4214D

Amount  $2,820

Contingency $0

Total  $2,820

GL Key/Object 625175/62330

JL Key/Object P53170/3505

 

Contract #  18C4214E

Amount  $1,110

Contingency $0

Total  $1,110

GL Key/Object 121000/62381

 

Meeting History

Feb 27, 2018 9:00 AM Video Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:John Leopold, First District Supervisor
SECONDER:Bruce McPherson, Fifth District Supervisor
AYES:John Leopold, Zach Friend, Ryan Coonerty, Greg Caput, Bruce McPherson

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