Pursuant to § 74 of the City Law of the Provincial Capital of Innsbruck (IStR), the mayor shall establish a department of the city magistrate as a control department. It is responsible for auditing the management of the city of Innsbruck and its economic enterprises, (under certain legal conditions) the city's participations, foundations and funds. In addition, the Control Department audits the use of subsidies granted by the City of Innsbruck.
The Control Department was founded in 1931 and occupies a special position within the Municipality as the only department not subject to directives. The team of the control department is obliged to fulfill its tasks objectively and in the interest of the citizens. Since 1.7.2011 the Control Department has been headed by Dr. Hans Fankhauser.
What is the task of the Control Department?
The task of the Control Department is to verify the use of public funds in terms of compliance with the applicable regulations, economy, efficiency and expediency, as well as numerical correctness and regularity.
What does the Control Department audit?
- The management of the City of Innsbruck and its economic enterprises
- The management of foundations, funds and institutions which are managed by organs of the city alone or jointly with organs of other regional authorities and/or associations of municipalities or by persons (groups of persons) who have been appointed for this purpose by organs of the city alone or jointly with organs of other regional authorities and/or associations of municipalities
- Financial management of enterprises wholly or partly owned by the City of Innsbruck(see "Participations")
- Financial management of natural persons or legal entities (associations of persons) that hold assets of the City of Innsbruck in trust or for which the City of Innsbruck has assumed a deficiency liability
- Use of municipal subsidies granted to a legal entity (company, association, etc.) or other institution
What is in the report of the control department?
The Control Department summarizes the results of each audit in a report. In the report, the Control Department makes proposals for:
- the reduction or avoidance of the use of funds
- increasing or obtaining the use of funds
- elimination of deficiencies
- improving the efficiency of administrative procedures
What happens to the reports of the Control Department?
The report is sent to the Control Committee, the Mayor, the responsible member of the City Senate, the Director of the City Council and the audited entity (the legal entity or the company). In addition, the representatives of the clubs and parties of the Innsbruck City Council receive the report.
The Control Committee is responsible, among other things, for dealing with the audit reports forwarded to it by the Control Department. Subsequently, this body shall report to the municipal council on the handling of the audit reports of the Control Department within six months of their receipt.
Darüber hinaus gibt es Prüfberichte, die in nicht öffentlichen Sitzungen des Gemeinderats behandelt worden und somit vertraulich sind.
- 2021: Prüfung von Teilbereichen im Zusammenhang mit dem geplanten Bauprojekt des "MCI-Neu" und dem Projektabbruch
- 2015: Querschnittsprüfung "Informationstechnologie und Kommunikationstechnik"
- 2012: Einschau in den Betrugsfall am Flughafen Innsbruck
- 2012: Stichprobenartige Prüfung der Gebarung und Jahresrechnung 2011 der DAKA Winkler Kanalservice GmbH
- 2011: Prüfung von Teilbereichen der Innsbrucker Kommunalbetriebe AG
- 2010: Teilbereiche der Naturstrom Mühlau GmbH
- 2010: Gemeinderat am 25.02.2010 gem. § 74c IStR eingebrachten Prüfauftrag betreffend "Bruneckerstraße 1 und 3" bzw. "Bürgergarten"
- 2008: Prüfung von Teilbereichen der Kostenrechnung der Inn-Bus GmbH
- 2005: Prüfung der Gebarung und Jahresrechnung 2004 der Ahrental Betriebsführungsgesellschaft mbH
- Prüfung von Teilbereichen der Gebarung und Jahresrechnung 2004 der Inn-Bus GmbH
Last updated 09.12.2022