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The Auditor's Office receives highest marks in peer review

In order to ensure audit quality and adherence to Government Auditing Standards, the King County Auditor’s Office is required to undergo a peer review every three years. Our reviewers were on site in March, evaluating the period from January 2014 through December 2016. They conducted a thorough review that included evaluation of internal monitoring procedures, assessment of a sample of audit documentation, and staff interviews to appraise knowledge and skills. We passed! In addition, they noted excellence in the following areas:

  • Highly qualified and experienced staff
  • Collaborative environment leverages knowledge and abilities
  • Innovative project management techniques encourage efficiency and results
  • Credible reports which are informative and impactful

Read the 2017 peer review

The 2019-2020 work program  has been approved.

Be watching for our upcoming briefings to the King County Council and publication of reports.

Upcoming briefings and publications

  • KCIT Rates (in GAO* on January 22) 

*Government Accountability and Oversight Committee

Audits in progress

Domestic Violence Policy
ITA Court
KCIT Rates
Personally Identifiable Information
Sheriff High-Risk Property
Transit Reliability

Capital Projects Oversight projects in progress

Capital Projects Risk Scoring
Children and Family Justice Center
Courthouse Projects
Georgetown Combined Sewer Overflow
Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network
South County Recycling and Transfer Station
Transit Capital Program
West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant

King County Council agendas, minutes, and videos

Contact Us

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Phone 206-477-1033

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Fax: 206-296-0159