The Audit and Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 9:30 AM, Austin City Hall




Ellen Troxclair, Chair

Kathie Tovo, Vice Chair

Steve Adler

Leslie Pool






A quorum of the City Council may be present at this meeting. Action will only be taken by the members of the committee.


The City Council Audit and Finance Committee may go into a closed session under the Open Meetings Act, Section 551.071, of the Texas Government Code, to receive advice from legal counsel on any item on this agenda.





Approval of Minutes



Approve the minutes of the Audit and Finance Committee meeting of August 22, 2017.



Citizen Communication: General



A maximum of five speakers signed up before the meeting is called to order will each be allowed three minutes to address topics not posted for committee action. Speakers may also sign up for specific items that the committee may take action on.



Discussion and Possible Action



Report regarding enforcement of Lobbyist Regulations, Chapter 4-8 of the City Code (Law Department).

[Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ellen Troxclair, CO 1: Council Member Leslie Pool]



The Fiscal Year 2018 Proposed Draft Audit Plan, which identifies audit projects the City Auditor intends to conduct for the fiscal year (City Auditor).

[Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ellen Troxclair, CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo]



To waive or reduce or refund Board of Adjustment Interpretation Appeal application fees (William Burkhardt, Chairman of the Board of Adjustment).

[ Notes: SPONSOR: Mayor Steve Adler, CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo]



Audit of the Capital Project Delivery Process, which  looked at coordination and delivery of the capital projects by the City (City Auditor).

[Notes: SPONSOR: Council Member Ellen Troxclair, CO 1: Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo]



Future Items



Discussion of future agenda items.






Committee members may ask questions of public speakers on any agenda items, including after public comment has ended. Committee decisions are recommendations to the full Council.


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