UNITED STATESGENERALACCOUNTINGOFFICE REGIONAL OFFICE 7034 FEDERAL BUILDING, 196f STOUT STREET DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Mr. Merrztt Burdock, State Conservatlonlst Sol1 Conservation Servzce United States Department of Agriculture Room 313 2490 West 26th Avenue Denver, Colorado 80211 Dear Mr. Burdock: We have made a review for the settlement of accounts of the certifying officers of the Colorado State Office, Sol1 Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Our review, completed in January 1971, was made pursuant to the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921 (31 U.S.C. 53), and the Accounting and Audltlng Act of 1950 (31 U.S.C. 67). Our review was directed prlmarlly toward the settlement of the certifying officers' accounts, and included an examlnatlon of admm- lstratlve procedures and controls relatrng to the disbursement of funds and such tests of lndlvldual financial transactlons as we considered appropriate. We also renewed the most recent Internal audits of the actlvltles of this Office performed by the Offlce of the Inspector General, Department of Agriculture. We did not examine program-type actlvltles, nor did we conduct a payroll audit. We found that the flnanclal transactlons were processed in a generally acceptable manner. We wish to acknowledge the courtesies and cooperation given our representatives during the review. Copies of this report are being furnlshed to the Admlnlstrator, Soil ConservatLon Service, and to the Inspector General, Department of Agriculture. I Sincerely yours, S. D. McElyea RegIonal Manager SOTH ANNIVERSARY 1921-1971 -
Review for Settlement of Accounts of Accountable Officers, Soil Conservation Service Colorado State Office, Denver, Colorado
Published by the Government Accountability Office on 1971-02-11.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)