Summary: Action has not been taken by City Council re: the report on City Accounting, and citizens are urged to write to their local alderman about this issue. This bulletin is in response to a letter from a citizen re: Bulletin no. 38.
Summary: Summary of recommendations on school accounting made by the City Auditor.
Summary: Accurate accounting practices will provide a basis for effective vigilance in public schools. Based on the City Auditor's Report on Public School Accounting.
Summary: A detailed description of the organizational structure of the municipal government. Highlights the need for city planning and centralized purchasing for better efficiency.
Summary: Highlights harbour deficits and financial mismanagement of the project.
Summary: Outlines the features of council-manager cities. By no means an argument for or against this form of government, just a repsonse to calls for definite information on this subject.
Summary: Municipal corporations must run more efficiently, more like businesses and with a central organization.
Summary: A summary of the work done by the Bureau of Municipal Research for the year ending 1962. Includes a summary of the current work and future programme of the Bureau. Bureau expenditures and members at the end.
Summary: Introduction of City Accounting by the City Auditor and the Commissioner of Works, and recommendations from the report.
Summary: Need for accountability and more transparency in reporting on deficits.
Summary: The roles, authority and limitations on municipal auditors in Ontario, including jurisdictional scan and political challenges.
Summary: Analysis of Board of Education structure, authority and expenditure in light of public controversy about their current level of expenditure.
Summary: This publication highlights the need for an independent citizen research bureau (such as the Bureau of Municipal Research) to inform fellow citizens and to keep municipal government accountable when it comes to spending taxpayer dollars. Additionally, the Bureau outlines some of their near and long-term goals in improving and modernizing city administration and planning.
Summary: Lists what other cities spend on auditing, for purposes of comparison, with the caveat that decisions must be made in Toronto based on specific circumstances.
Summary: Outlines the responsibilities for managing and auditing the budget within the municipal government.
Summary: Outlines the issues of budget management in light of city debt.
Summary: Presents key statistics on the City Auditor's Department, and a "catechism on auditing" advocating additional space, assistance and equipment.