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Commission Agenda Item No. 3
Presenter: Cindy Hancock

Approval of the TPWD FY 2013 Internal Audit Plan
January 24, 2013

I.       Executive Summary:  Per Government Code, Chapter 2102, Internal Auditing, Section 2102.008 Approval of Audit Plan and Audit Report, “The annual audit plan developed by the internal auditor must be approved by the state agency’s governing board or by the administrator of a state agency if the state agency does not have a governing board.”

II.      Discussion:  The Office of Internal Audit requests the Commission’s approval for the FY 2013 audit projects listed in Exhibit A.

III.     Recommendation:  The staff recommends the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopt the following motion:

"The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves the TPWD FY 2013 Internal Audit Plan as Listed in Exhibit A."

Attachments — 1

  1. Exhibit A – TPWD FY 2013 Internal Audit Plan

Commission Agenda Item No. 3
Exhibit A

TPWD FY 2013 Internal Audit Plan


Budgeted Hours

FY12 Carryover Projects

  • Audit of Financial & Budgeting Controls in the Business Information System
  • An Internal Post-Procurement Review
  • Audit of Section 6 Federal Grants
  • Information Technology Governance Assessment


FY13 New Projects

Audits of Selected State Parks (21)


Audits of Selected Law Enforcement Offices (9)


Fiscal Controls at TPWD’s Customer Service Center


An Audit Report on Agency Retirement Payouts


A Report on Compliance to Fleet Safety and Drug and Alcohol Testing Policies


An Audit Report  on the TPWD Safety Program


Follow-Up of Internal and External Audit Recommendations


Management Requests/Non-Audit Services/Advisories




List of Alternative Projects: