Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 3/11/2020 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda Items
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of Auditor
Vision 2022:
Policy:
Background: The Business Office prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) for auditing services. The following time line was established for the process:

Mail Request for Proposals: Week of January 27, 2020
Deadline for Submission: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Interviews with Finalists: Week of February 24, 2020
Board of Education Approval: March 11, 2020
File Attachment:
Summary: RFPs were sent to a total of seventeen (17) vendors, and six (6) vendors submitted proposals. Based on the vendor submissions, a committee made up of Board Member Mathieson and Business Office staff interviewed three (3) firms. Upon completion of the interviews, references were checked.

Based on all facets of the process, Baker Tilly is being recommended as the district auditor. The RFP called for a three-year agreement to begin with the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 audit. The total cost over the three-year period will be $129,450.
Funding: Education Fund
Recommendation: It is recommended that the Board of Education approve Baker Tilly as the district auditor at a cost of $129,450 over the next three years.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Bill Farley - Assist. Superintendent
Signed By:
Jeff Schuler - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Ginna Ericksen Moved, Member Susan Booton seconded to approve the Original motion 'It is recommended that the Board of Education approve Baker Tilly as the district auditor at a cost of $129,450 over the next three years.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
   
Brad Paulsen     Yes
Rob Hanlon     Yes
Ginna Ericksen     Yes
Susan Booton     Yes
Dave Long     Yes