Chapter 602, Part 3, Section 602.303 - Duties and Functions

The Mayor or other City Officials shall promptly notify the Inspector General of possible mismanagement of a contract (misuse or loss exceeding $5,000 in public funds), fraud, theft, bribery, or other violation of law which appears to fall within the jurisdiction of the Inspector General, and may notify the Inspector General of any other conduct which may fall within the jurisdiction of the Inspector General. 

What to Expect When Contacted by the OIG

During the course of an audit or investigation, city employees may be contacted by OIG staff. Learn what to expect from each of the three units of the OIG.


Our office provides training and presentations designed to educate the citizenry, elected and appointed officials, City employees, contractors, sub-contractors and other parties doing business with the City, and/or receiving City funds, on the role of the OIG, “red flags’ to watch out for, as well as increase awareness of potential violations. To learn more, email

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about the OIG, its formation, purpose and duties by reading the frequently asked questions.