Commissioners Court - Regular   4. D. 3.          
Meeting Date: 09/19/2012  
Outside Auditor Engagement Letter
Department: County Auditor

Information
RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider appointment of Ernest R. Garza & Company, P.C. as the county's outside auditor for the fiscal year ended 9/30/12.
BACKGROUND
Commissioners Court sought proposals for audit services for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2008 and awarded a contract to Ernest R. Garza & Company, P.C. CPA's for five years. Garza & Company has completed the audits for fiscal years ended September 30, 2008 through September 30, 2011.
DISCUSSION
An engagement letter is required if Commissioners Court approves Ernest R. Garza, P.C. CPA's to perform the audit for fiscal year ending September 30, 2012. Garza states that the fee will be $57,000.00.
If Commissioners Court approves the attached engagement letter, Garza & Company can perform audit field testing.

Attachments
Engagement Letter