208.01  PROCEDURE FOR APPROVING CONTRACTS.
   (a)   Those contracts which do not require the approval of the Board of Control shall be signed by the director of the department for the benefit of the department which is entering into the contract.
   (b)   Those contracts which do require the approval of the Board of Control shall be signed by the director of the department for the benefit of the department which is entering into the contract only after the Board has authorized the signing of a contract and all other requirements have been met, and provided that those contracts awarded following the formal bidding process as required by the Ohio Revised Code shall be signed by at least three members of the Board of Control.
   (c)   All contracts for auditing services, regardless of amount, shall be first approved by an action of Council. The Finance Director shall furnish to all Council members and the Clerk of Council the City's Annual Report for the prior year at the time such report is filed with the State Auditor. The Finance Director also shall provide for the following for all audits now in process and for all subsequent audits, performed by the State or by private professionals by contract, which subsequent contracts shall include the following provisions:
      (1)   All Council members and the Clerk of Council shall be notified in writing of any and all post-audit meetings or exit interviews.
      (2)   All Council members shall have a pre-audit meeting with the auditor.
      (3)   All Council members and the Clerk of Council shall be provided with copies of the draft of the audit report and copies of the final audit report within two weeks of such report being released by the State Auditor's office.
   (d)   Expenditures for auditing services shall be charged to the General Fund Account - Finance Statutory, Auditor's Fees, Account #01-06-00-2340, unless Council provides otherwise.
(Ord. 37-1997.  Passed 5-12-97.)