- The department was unable to provide the appropriate type of required
infrastructure budgetary information to the Department of Finance for
inclusion in the state’s annual financial statements.
- The department should improve certain project oversight procedures.
|The audit report contained two audit findings relating to the state’s Comprehensive
Annual Financial Report and legal compliance. The department resolved two
of the three findings included in our prior audit report, and one is repeated
in this report.
Programs material to the State of Minnesota’s financial statements
and to federal program compliance for fiscal year 2004.
Selected Audit Areas:
- Infrastructure and Right of Way: Capital Outlay
- County State-Aid Highway Grants
- Municipal State-Aid Highway Grants
- Fuel & Motor Vehicle Tax Distributions
- Federal Highway Planning and Construction Grants (CFDA #20.205)
- Federal Airport Improvement Grants (CFDA #20.106)
The Department of Transportation maintains over $6.4 billion in state highway
infrastructure and right of way assets. During the fiscal year ended June
30, 2004, expenditures for infrastructure and right of way were $504 million
and $80 million, respectively. These costs are funded in part by federal