Commission Meeting Agenda Item No. 2
Presenter: Brandy Meeks

Proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Internal Audit Plan
August 25, 2022

I.        Executive Summary: Texas Government Code section 2102.008, Approval of Audit Plan and Audit Report, states, “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 Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission’s (Commission) approval for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 audit projects listed in Exhibit A. 

III.      Recommendation: The staff recommend the Commission adopt the following motion:

"The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approves the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department FY 2023 Internal Audit Plan as listed in Exhibit A."

Attachment – 1

  1. Exhibit A – Proposed TPWD FY 2023 Internal Audit Plan

Commission Agenda Item No. 2
Exhibit A

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Fiscal Year 2023 Proposed Internal Audit Plan
Projects Budgeted Hours
FY 2022 Carryover Projects
CAPPS HR/ FR - IT Cybersecurity Audit 100
Law Enforcement Offices Fiscal Control Audits (3) 150
LCP Pipeline Easement Receivable Advisory 250
Leave Accounting Advisory 250
Infrastructure Change Order Process Advisory 450
IT Contracts — Required Clauses Advisory 200
Audit of Selected Local Recreation Grants 450
FY 2023 New Projects
Audit of Selected IT Systems and Processes
  • Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Title 1, Ch. 202 Cybersecurity Audit
  • Audit of TPWD Patch Management Processes
Sea Center and TFFC POS Inventory Advisory 200
Fiscal Controls of Selected State Parks (8) 1000
Fiscal Controls of Selected Law Enforcement Offices (10) 750
Follow-up of Internal and External Audit Recommendations 800
Special Projects, Investigations, Liaison Activities (TBD) 650
Research State Park Continuous Monitoring Activities 600
Administrative 500
Total Hours 7250

List of Alternative Projects

State Park Friends Group Audit
Additional State Park and Law Enforcement Office Audits