|Financial Audit Division Report 06-30||Released November 2, 2006|
The Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design’s internal controls were generally adequate, and the financial transactions tested complied with applicable legal provisions and management’s authorization. However, we identified the following concerns.
The Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design protects the public by enforcing the governing laws and rules covering these professions. Effective April 4, 2005, the board merged administrative services with the Board of Accountancy. The board issues licenses on a biennial basis to approximately 15,000 individuals who meet established qualifications.
The board receives a General Fund appropriation for operations. Receipts for examinations and licensure are deposited to the state’s General Fund. In fiscal year 2006, the board collected approximately $1.8 million and incurred approximately $721,000 in operating costs.