The City of Lake Stevens has completed their annual audit with the State Auditor’s Office and has been found to have a clean audit.
This marks the 11th audit and 15th consecutive year without any significant audit issues.
“This is an amazing accomplishment that could only happen with the hard work and diligence of the entire City team,” City Administrator Jan Berg said.
Brian Sonntag, Washington State Auditor was pleased to be able to present the City with a clean audit report.
“I would like to congratulate you on the City of Lake Stevens’ commitment to accountability as demonstrated by 11 consecutive audits without findings,” he said in a letter. “This significant accomplishment shows the City’s dedication to sound financial operations and reporting.”
Sonntag also congratulated the City for protecting public monies.
“The City has also taken positive steps over the years to protect public dollars by assessing risks related to waste, misappropriation and abuse and taking actions to prevent or detect such issues in a timely manner,” he stated.