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Government Oversight Committee Mission Statement

(Adopted February 28, 2005)

The mission of the Government Oversight Committee, hereafter called the “Committee”, is to ensure that public funds are expended in the most effective, efficient and economical manner possible.  The Committee also seeks to ensure that such funds are used to support activities and functions that produce satisfactory results and that comply with State and Federal mandates.  The Committee shall accomplish this mission by directing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability, hereafter called the “Office”, to conduct independent evaluations and investigations of State agencies and programs and, as necessary, of other entities receiving public funds or expending private monies for public purposes.  Such other entities include: local and county governments, special districts, utility districts, regional development agencies, municipal or nonprofit corporations, state contractors and any public official or public employee.