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|Established|| May 15, 1917|
|Disbanded|| Still Active |
|Last Modified||BrentinCO January 12, 2020 08:03pm|
The City Charter establishes the position of Auditor. The Auditor is elected for a four-year term. |
The Auditor is the general accountant for the City and County of Denver. Included in the Auditor's duties are the following:
Receiving and preserving all accounts, books, vouchers, documents and papers relating to the accounts and contracts of the City and County, its debts, revenues and other fiscal affairs not required to be kept by the Clerk, except as otherwise provided in the Charter or by Ordinance;
Providing and keeping tables of the finances, assets and liabilities of the City and County, keeping all contracts and names of contractors;
Listing names of employees in such manner as to show the department in which they are employed, their respective salaries, powers, duties and how appointed;
Requiring all claims, settlements, returns and reports made to him to be verified;
Signing all warrants, countersigning and registering all contracts, keeping a true and accurate account of the revenues, receipts and expenditures of the City and County and each of the different funds thereof; this also includes federal, state and local grants.
Furnishing to each department a monthly statement of the unexpended appropriation of that department;
Seeing that rules and regulations are prescribed and observed in relation to accounts, settlements and reports; that no appropriation of funds is overdrawn or misapplied; and that no liability is incurred, money disbursed or the property of the City and County disposed of contrary to law or ordinance;
Keeping an official record of all demands audited by him, showing the number, date, amount and name of the original holder, on what account allowed, against what appropriation drawn, out of what fund payable and by what officer or department previously approved;
Allowing no demand unless the same has been approved by every department, commission or officer required to act thereon;
Keeping a register of warrants showing the funds upon which they are drawn, the number, in whose favor, for what services and the appropriation applicable to the payment thereof.