Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Review of the Mapleton Irrigation District [UPH Wire]

News Release  For Immediate Release May 14, 2015 Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Review of the Mapleton Irrigation District  Salt Lake City, UTAH – The Office of the Utah State Auditor (Office) today released its review of the Mapleton Irrigation District (District).  The Office found that the District financial officer stole over $100,000 between January 2006 and April 2015.  The governing board’s failure to provide adequate oversight and to comply with applicable laws provided the opportunity for the theft to occur without detection. In addition, one Board Member…

Utah State Auditor Releases Investigation of Draper City’s Allocation of Incremental Costs to Traverse Ridge Special Service District [UPH Wire]

News Release  For Immediate Release April 17, 2015 Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases Investigation of Draper City’s Allocation of Incremental Costs to Traverse Ridge Special Service District  Salt Lake City, UTAH – The Office of the Utah State Auditor (Office) today released its Investigation of Draper City’s Allocation of Incremental Costs to the Traverse Ridge Special Service District.  The Office performed this investigation as a result of allegations received through the Office’s hotline. The full Report may be found on the Office’s website, auditor.utah.gov, specifically at http://financialreports.utah.gov/saoreports/2014/14-TRSD-8LDraperCityDraperCity.pdf. About the Office…

Office of the Utah State Auditor Releases A Performance Audit of Utah’s Adult Felony Drug Courts [Hub Wire]

News Release For Immediate Release January 21, 2015 A Performance Audit of Utah’s Adult Felony Drug Courts Program Could be Strengthened with Oversight Enhancements and Greater Collaboration with Other State Agencies  Salt Lake City, UTAH – The Office of the Utah State Auditor (Office) recently completed a Performance Audit of Utah’s Adult Felony Drug Courts (audit). While there is much national data that points to the value of drug courts, Agencies responsible for Utah’s drug courts have not collected the specific and actionable data that is needed to drive continuous…