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18-03 Colorado Springs Utilities Gas Cost Adjustment

The purpose of this audit was to evaluate whether Colorado Springs Utilities prepared the Gas Cost Adjustment (GCA) in accordance with the approved tariffs. The methodology was compared to prior filings for consistency and calculations were tested for accuracy.

View Report 18-3

18-02 Colorado Springs Utilities September 2017 High Water Bills Review

The purpose of this review was to evaluate the accuracy of Colorado Springs Utilities (Utilities) September 2017
water charges for customers in bill cycle 19 and 20. Our review included verifying Utilities’ analysis as to the cause
for the higher bills.

View Report 18-2

18-01 Airport Administrative Costs Prorate Calculation

The purpose of this audit is to gain an understanding of how the administrative
prorate calculation is applied to the Colorado Springs Airport (Airport) and to
evaluate that the Administrative Prorate is applied per guidance.

View Report 18-1

17-33 Colorado Springs Utilities Nixon Emission Controls

The purpose of this audit was to monitor construction of the Nixon Unit 1 Emissions Controls for SO2 (sulfur dioxide) scrubber and ultra-low NOx (nitrogen oxide) burners at the Ray Nixon Power Plant.

The scope of this 2017 audit was from October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017

View report 17-33

17-32 Street Maintenance Operations and Coordination

The purpose of this audit was to identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of coordination and operations effecting City street pavement. Our scope was refined to focus primarily on the previously published audit reported recommendations’ status, project governance, and procurement.

View report 17-32

17-31 Fleet Savings Verification

The purpose of this audit was to verify actual fleet maintenance cost compared to the estimated cost of outsourced services for the three calendar years 2014 to 2016.

View report 17-31

17-30 Colorado Springs Utilities Southern Delivery System Monitoring

The purpose of this audit was to monitor the major water construction project for Colorado Springs Utilities known as the Southern Delivery System (SDS). This audit included work in the areas of construction monitoring, project controls, procurement, and land acquisition.

View report 17-30

17-29 Colorado Springs Utilities Cybersecurity Audit

The original purpose of this audit was to evaluate the adequacy, efficiency, and effectiveness of critical cybersecurity processes. After planning, the purpose was modified to focus on a review of the progress that Colorado Springs Utilities had made with regards to implementing their cybersecurity program. We reviewed the progress made on the security categorization of information systems and the progress being made on selecting appropriate security controls.

View report 17-29

17-28 Colorado Springs Utilities Purchasing Card Audit

The purpose of this audit was to evaluate the internal control environment related to Purchasing Card (P-Card) transactions, and determine if disbursements were made in accordance with policies and procedures. Our audit period was the twelve months ended June 2017.

View report 17-28

17-27 Colorado Springs Utilities 2018 Rate Case Audit

The review focused on the accuracy and consistency of the methodology used to develop the proposed rate changes. We also reviewed for compliance with rate development guidance approved by the Utilities Board.

View report 17-27

17-26 Colorado Springs Utilities Electric and Gas Cost Adjustments

The purpose of this audit was to evaluate whether Colorado Springs Utilities prepared the Electric Cost Adjustment, (ECA), Electric Capacity Charge (ECC), Gas Cost Adjustment (GCA), and Gas Capacity Charge (GCC) adjustments in accordance with approved tariffs. The methodology was compared to prior filings for consistency and calculations were tested for accuracy.

View report 17-26

17-25 Colorado Springs Utilities Verification of Qualifying Stormwater Expenses

The purpose of this audit was to assess and validate the cost of activities associated with Colorado Springs Utilities stormwater management. We limited our scope to the Stormwater Control Program Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) 2016 annual report of final expenditures with Pueblo County.

View report 17-25

17-24 2017 Annual Audit Follow-Up

The purpose of this audit was to determine whether management took appropriate and timely actions as indicated in their response to recommendations in audit reports issued during 2016 along with open recommendations from prior periods.

View report 17-24

17-23 City of Colorado Springs Security of Fire Department

The objective of this audit was to assess the processes and controls used by the Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) to ensure the integrity and protection of critical electronic data. Special focus was given to HIPAA regulated Protected Health Information (PHI) and to Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

View report 17-23

17-22 City of Colorado Springs Procurement Audit

The purpose of this audit was to evaluate whether the City of Colorado Springs acquired goods and services in accordance with City policy, while adequately safeguarding resources.

View report 17-22