FORENSIC AUDITING SERVICES

SELECTION COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

COUNCIL CHAMBERS CITY HALL

1000 CITY CENTER CIRCLE

JANUARY 29, 2013

 

THE FORENSIC AUDITING SELECTION COMMITTEE MEETING of the City of Port Orange was called to order by Allen Green at 5:00 p.m.

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Silent Invocation

 

Roll Call: Present: Bob Ford (arrived at 5:03 p.m.)

Drew Bastian

Dennis Kennedy

Donald Burnette

Allen Green

 

Also Present: Gregory A. Kisela, Incoming City Manager

Margaret T. Roberts, City Attorney

Robin Fenwick, City Clerk

Lisa Pallante, Acting Purchase Manager

 

AUDIT FIRM PRESENTATIONS/INTERVIEWS FOR RFP #13-9 - FORENSIC AUDIT SERVICES

 

4.    5:00 Rehmann

         Proposal

 

Greg Kisela, City Manager, provided details of the audit services and timing of the end of the year audit and this forensic audit.

Lisa Pallante, Acting Purchasing Manager, introduced Brent Nesbit of Rehmann.

Brent Nesbit provided information relating to the firm, qualifications, and specifics on completing the forensic audit being requested. Committee Members and the public asked questions of the firm.

5.    5:40 Marcum LLP

         Proposal

 

Mr. Kisela provided details of the audit services and timing of the end of the year audit and this forensic audit.

 

Lisa Pallante, Acting Purchasing Manager, introduced Jorge Herrera of Marcum, LLP.

Jorge Herrera provided information relating to the firm, qualifications, and specifics on completing the forensic audit being requested. He introduced Robert Burton, Forensic Senior Manager and Mark Agulnik, Audit Senior Manager. Committee Members and the public asked questions of the firm.

6.    6:20 Mauldin & Jenkins

         Proposal

 

Mr. Kisela provided details of the audit services and timing of the end of the year audit and this forensic audit.

 

Lisa Pallante, Acting Purchasing Manager, introduced Tommye Barie of Mauldin & Jenkins.

Tommye Barie provided information relating to the firm, qualifications, and specifics on completing the forensic audit being requested. Committee Members and the public asked questions of the firm.

 

7.    7:00 Carr, Riggs & Ingram

         Proposal

 

Mr. Kisela provided details of the audit services and timing of the end of the year audit and this forensic audit.

 

Lisa Pallante, Acting Purchasing Manager, introduced Deborah Goode of Carr, Riggs & Ingram.

Deborah Goode provided information relating to the firm, qualifications, and specifics on completing the forensic audit being requested. Committee Members and the public asked questions of the firm.

 

8.    7:40 Averett Warmus Durkee

         Proposal

 

Mr. Kisela provided details of the audit services and timing of the end of the year audit and this forensic audit.

 

Lisa Pallante, Acting Purchasing Manager, introduced James Warmus of Averett Warmus Durkee.

James Warmus provided information relating to the firm, qualifications, and specifics on completing the forensic audit being requested. Committee Members and the public asked questions of the firm.

 

COMMITTEE Discussion/Deliberation

 

Discussion held regarding the ranking process to be used.

 

Lisa Pallante provided the results of the ranking. Carr, Riggs, and Ingram was ranked #1 by all Members. #2 was Rehmann, #3 was Mauldin & Jenkins.

 

Mr. Kisela asked for a motion to approve their number one ranking and authorize the City Manager to negotiate.

 

Motion to approve Carr, Riggs, and Ingram as the forensic audit firm was made by Member Burnette, and Seconded by Member Kennedy.

 

No vote was taken. Consensus of Committee was to approve Carr, Riggs, and Ingram.

 

ADJOURNMENT: 8:27 p.m.

 

Mayor Allen Green

Attest:

 

 

Robin L. Fenwick, City Clerk