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Record #: F2019-29   
Type: Report Status: Placed on File
Intro date: 5/29/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 5/29/2019
Title: Inspector General's Quarterly Report (2019 Q1)
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: REPORTS - Quarterly
Attachments: 1. F2019-29.pdf
APRIL 2019




CITY OF CHICAGO OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL
REPORT OF THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL


FIRST QUARTER REPORT 2019



JOSEPH M FERGUSON INSPECTOR GENERAL
CITY OF CHICAGO OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL 740 NORTH SEDGWICK STREET, SUITE 200 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60654 TELEPHONE (773) 478-7799 FAX: (773) 4 78-3949
TO THE MAYOR, MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL, CITY CLERK, CITY TREASURER, AND RESIDENTS OFTHE CITY OF CHICAGO:

Enclosed for your review is the public report on the operations of the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) during the first quarter of 2019, filed with the City ¦ Council pursuant to Section 2-56-120 of the Municipal Code of Chicago This quarterly is the last report to be issued during the administration of outgoing Mayor Rahm Emanuel, It is therefore an appropriate occasion for a brief review of the trajectory of' the OIG during his tenure. Since May 2011, this Office has changed significantly

OIG's Audit and Program Review (APR) section, a fledgling operation in 2011! has become one of the leading local performance audit shops in the United States, evidenced in two ways in the recently concluded quarter—the delivery of the factually and procedurally complex audit of the Chicago Board of Elections, which had not previously been the subject of a full published review of its operations, and the receipt of a national award from the Association of Local Government Auditors for APR's 2018 Audit or the City's Process for E valuating and Setting User Fees

OIG's Investigations section has undertaken numerous challenging administrative investigations in areas that, prior to 2011, OIG had devoted little need, most notably, investigations of police misconduct It has done so without diminishing its efforts in ¦ traditional areas, in matters ranging from administrative residency violations to contracts to criminal investigations to prosecutions of M/WBE program fraud, with examples of each found in the enclosed quarterly report.

OIG's Hiring...

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