2019 Tennessee Code
Title 13 - Public Planning and Housing
Chapter 30 - Tennessee Local Land Bank Program
§ 13-30-112. Keeping of minutes and records -- Reports -- Annual audit.
(a) The board shall cause minutes and a record to be kept of all its proceedings and such records shall be available for timely public inspection. All meetings shall be open to the public with appropriate notice published in accordance with § 13-30-107(d).
(b) The board shall publish a report on an annual basis to its creating local government or local governments. This annual report must contain a detailed financial accounting of the corporation's debt obligations, income (sources and amounts), properties, dispositions, expenditures, acquisitions, contracts (executed and pending within the next ninety (90) days), significant activities and other data as required by organizational bylaws and governance documents. This report shall be maintained on file for audit purposes and immediately available to the department of audit in the office of the comptroller of the treasury upon request. Additionally, all such reports shall be available for public inspection.
(c) The board of directors of the corporation shall cause an annual audit to be made of the books and records of the corporation. With prior approval of the comptroller of the treasury, the audit may be performed by a licensed certified public accountant selected by the corporation. If a licensed certified public accountant is employed, the audit contract between the corporation and the licensed certified public accountant shall be on contract forms prescribed by the comptroller of the treasury. The cost of any audit shall be paid by the corporation. The comptroller of the treasury, through the department of audit, shall be responsible for determining that the audits are prepared in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards and that the audits meet the minimum standards prescribed by the comptroller of the treasury.
(d) In the event the governing body of the corporation fails or refuses to have the audit prepared, then the comptroller of the treasury may appoint a licensed certified public accountant, or direct the department of audit, to prepare the audit, the cost of the audit to be paid by the corporation.
(e) A copy of the annual audit referenced in subsection (c) shall be filed annually with the creating local government or local governments.