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Program Description

  Inspector General

The Inspector General conducts independent audits, reviews, and investigations; receives and investigates credible complaints; reports possible violations of the law to law enforcement or another appropriate organization; notifies the County Council and County Executive of serious problems in programs; reviews legislation and regulations to strengthen controls and increase accountability; and submits reports with recommendations to appropriate officials. The Inspector General periodically conducts projects jointly with other government agencies and contractors.

Program Contacts

Contact Becky Bolat of the Office of Inspector General at 240.777.8243 or Grace Pedersen of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.773.1088 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY22Actual FY23Estimated FY24Target FY25Target FY26
Number of evaluations, inspections, or reviews of County programs and operations completed annually (the goal is two per year)23222
Number of audits or reviews of Principal Departments completed in current cycle (24 total to be completed in FY21-FY24 cycle)23222
Percent of audit/inspection/investigation reports completed within 8 months77%92%80%80%80%
Percent of complaints reviewed and action initiated within 5 business days97%96%95%95%95%
Percent of initial inquiries (with no reports or memo) completed within 20 business days 1100%100%98%98%98%
1  The Office of Inspector General (OIG) either completed preliminary inquiry work without further comment, or reclassified the item for continuation as an audit, inspection, investigation, evaluation, or review.

Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved291732119.00
Add: Staffing of the Educational Oversight Division for MCPS Investigations2376342.00
Restore: Restore One Time lapse Adjustment1300000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.3272450.00
FY25 Recommended361220021.00