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Office of the Auditor

Denver has an independently elected auditor to serve as a check and balance on Denver’s “strong mayor” form of municipal government. Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA, was elected to a four-year term as Denver’s Auditor in 2015. The Auditor’s Office is responsible for internal audit services and prevailing wage enforcement.

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Audit Services

Audit ServicesConducting independent financial, compliance, and performance audits of City agencies, programs, and contracts.

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Prevailing Wage

Prevailing WageEnforcing the City’s prevailing wage requirements to ensure that contractors and subcontractors working for the City pay their employees nothing less than the appropriate rate for the classification of worker.




Audit Committee

Audit CommitteeAssisting the Auditor in the Auditor’s oversight responsibilities of the integrity of the City’s finances and operations. Receives the results of the internal audits conducted by the Auditor.