City Auditor

The City Auditor provides the City Council, management, and employees with objective analyses, appraisals, and recommendations for improvements to City systems and activities. The Auditor reports directly to the City Council and does not exercise direct authority over any department, system, or activity subject to audit. The function of City Auditor is performed under contract by Moss Adams.

The Council Audit Committee, a subcommittee of the City Council, oversees all independent auditing services for the City provided by both the City Auditor and the City's commercial auditing firm, including but not limited to the following:

  • Review the City Auditor's annual audit plan.
  • Review audit reports issued by the City Auditor.
  • Review the annual follow-up report issued by the City Auditor.
  • Refer special requests for audit services to the City Auditor.
  • Review the annual audit plan of the City's commercial audit firm.
  • Review the City's annual financial reports and reports of the commercial audit firm.
  • Review external quality control review reports of the Office of the City Auditor.
The Council Audit Committee Meeting videos, agendas and minutes are available on the website.
Tracking Progress
Audit Tracking
The Audit Tracking Graph reflects the progress of audits from 2014 to 2023.
Policies & Procedures
The Policy and Procedures Summary Graph reflects the policies and procedures approved from 2015 to 2024.
Contact Information
Who to Contact
The City Auditor function is performed under contract by Moss Adams.  To reach Moss Adams, please call (209) 937-8916.
City Employees
Ethics Hotline
The Office of the City Auditor monitors an Ethics Hotline that is available to all City employees. This hotline is intended for reporting instances of fraud, waste, and abuse. 

Non-fraud related reports may be referred to the responsible department for handling. Reports related to harassment, discrimination, or grievance labor issues should be forwarded to the Human Resources Department.

To submit a report to the Ethics Hotline, call the toll-free number 1-888-269-8704 or file a report online, using the "Make A Report" link at the top of this page.
City of Stockton Final Policy and Procedures Fraud, Waste and Abuse
Final Policies and Procedures for the City of Stockton Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program effective October 18, 2023.
Last Update : 01/02/2024, 4:12:23 PM