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Office of the Legislative Auditor - Financial Audit Division

Report Summary
Department of Transportation

Selected Scope Financial Audit

For the Year Ended June 30, 1993

 

Public Release Date: September 16, 1994 No. 94-52

Agency Background

The Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is charged with providing a balanced transportation system, including aeronautics, highways, motor carriers, ports, public transit, railroads, and pipelines. The Governor appointed James N. Denn, the current commissioner, effective November 19, 1992.

Selected Audit Areas

Right of Way Land Acquisition

The Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is charged with providing a balanced transportation system, including aeronautics, highways, motor carriers, ports, public transit, railroads, and pipelines. The Governor appointed James N. Denn, the current commissioner, effective November 19, 1992.

Office of Aeronautics

The Office of Aeronautics accurately processed state grant payments and administrative expenditures. Most State Airports Fund receipts were properly processed. However, Mn/DOT is not verifying that all airline flight property tax is deposited in the State Airports Fund.

Minnesota Guidestar Office

The Minnesota Guidestar Office handles the federal Intelligent Vehicle-Highway Systems (IVHS) project. The office contracts with consultants in public, private, and academic entities to complete research and studies of travel needs. The office properly processed most consultant services and partnership agreement expenditures.