County Auditor

The Office of the County Auditor is responsible for assisting the Harford County Council and Administration by providing objective reviews of legislation and operations to confirm efficient and effective use of County resources.

Activities of the office serve to:
  • Enhance the ability of County Council Members to fulfill their legal responsibilities.
  • Add to the credibility and objectivity of financial reports.
  • Monitor existing policies and recommend new policies to prohibit unethical, questionable or illegal activities.
  • Promote the need for public accountability of County Officers to the County Council, citizens and other interested parties.
  • Support measures to improve management performance and internal controls.
Rules of Procedure
The office's activities are performed in accordance with our Rules of Procedure. We strive to meet and exceed professional standards for internal audit activities. The current Rules of Procedure were approved by the County Council on April 14, 2015.

Fraud, Waste, or Abuse

The County Auditor's primary objectives are to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Harford County government. If you are aware of misuse of County resources, we would like to know so that the matter can be evaluated. Please use the Fraud, Waste or Abuse Reporting Online Form  or  PDF to tell us what you have witnessed. Please also feel free to contact us by phone at 410-638-3161 by or email.

When contacting the Office of the County Auditor, please provide as many details as possible. To correctly review any allegation, we need to gather as much information as possible, including who, what, when, where, why, and how. To thoroughly review your report, we may want to contact you for additional information. We will take appropriate precautions to keep your report confidential. If we may contact you, please include specific instructions on how to contact you. Indicate the best time to reach you and whether you would prefer to be contacted at home or at work.