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The Office of the Controller is an autonomous Office of City Government headed by the City Controller, an independently elected official. This Office services include financial and operational audits and investigations in order to identify and deter waste and fraud. In addition the office reviews policies and procedures and analyzes financial information in order to recommend revenue enhancements and cost savings to the Administration and/or City Council.
To provide professional, independent oversight and monitoring of the City’s financial operations as a fiduciary agent of the taxpayers.
The Office of the Controller is an autonomous Office of the City Government headed by the City Controller, an independently elected official. This office is responsible for the review and approval of all expenditures and obligations of the City of Bethlehem.
Performing the internal audit function requires that all purchase orders, warrants, contracts and agreements be reviewed for compliance with the Third Class City Code, other state laws, City of Bethlehem administrative policies and City ordinances. The signature of the controller is a legal requirement on all of the aforementioned documents.