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Commission Agenda Item No. 5
Presenter: Cindy Hancock

Approval of the TPWD FY 2014 Internal Audit Plan
November 7, 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 2014 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 2014 Internal Audit Plan as Listed in Exhibit A."

Attachments – 1

  1. Exhibit A – TPWD FY 2014 Internal Audit Plan

Commission Agenda Item No. 5
Exhibit A

Proposed Internal Audit Plan FY14
  Budgeted Hours
FY13 Carryover Projects 1642
FY14 New Projects  
Audits of Selected State Parks (11) 990
Compliance Audit of Procurement Card Transactions 600
Data Integrity Audit of Selected Information Technology Systems 600
Compliance Audit of Selected Federal Grants 800
An Audit of Selected Infrastructure Projects 900
Fiscal Control Processes Over Public Hunting Revenue at Selected Field Sites 800
Follow-up of Internal and External Audit Recommendations 400
Preparation and Coordination of External Peer Review 400
Special Projects and Investigations 400
TOTAL 7532

List of Alternative Projects:

Audits of Selected State Parks (11)

Audits of Selected Law Enforcement Offices (9)

An Audit of Volunteer Management Practices at TPWD