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Plans and planning records, 2007-2014

Office of Financial Accountability plans and planning records, 2007-2014, 258.2 MB (1,465 files) (digital)

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Scope and Content
The Office of Financial Accountability (OFA) plans and planning series documents projects the OFA undertook to improve state agency and institutions of higher education compliance with federal and state open government initiatives as well as background information gathered to plan for these projects. Record include correspondence, audit reports, other types of reports, summaries, budgets, memorandums, time lines, agenda, meeting attachments, presentations, questionnaire responses, and contact lists. Subjects include information about specific federal or state funding projects, the fund reporting process and tools, available grants, background information about specific programs, regional planning committee activities. Records date 1999-2014 and are electronic. Records dating prior to 2009 focus on planning activities to improve the grant funding process, ways to promote general government transparency and accountability, and actions of regional planning committees. These records document how the Governor’s Office planned on complying with ARRA.

Formats of the original electronic files include word processing or plain text files (.doc, .docx, .txt, .pdf), email (.msg), spreadsheets (.xls., xlsx), photographs and graphic images (.jpg, .tif, .gif, .png), slide presentations (.ppt), webpages (.htm, .html), and desktop publishing files (.pmd). Digital files presented for public use will generally be PDF for text documents or spreadsheets and .jpg for photographic or graphic images. Files in their original format are available on request; restrictions may apply.

These records are arranged by project.

Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), General correspondence, Governor’s Office of Financial Accountability records, Texas Governor Rick Perry records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information
Accession Number: 2015/117

These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Office of the Governor on January 29, 2015..

Inventory of Office of Financial Accountability plans and planning records

E2015/117 Plans and planning records, 2013-2014 [155 MB (1,120 files)](RESTRICTED)
  [Folder contents deal with various fund reporting requirements, issues agencies have encountered while performing grant monitoring tasks, and general Office of Financial Accountability (OFA)’s activities.]
Records – FAU (Financial Accountability Unit):
Plans and planning records, 2013-2014 [160 KB (6 files)]
[Folder contents deal with the OFA’s function and audit findings for Texas as well as other states.]
CACG (College Access Challenge Grant), 2007-2013 [1 MB (8 files)]
FAUST (Database name), 2012-2014 [2.2 MB (5 files)]
OMB Super Circular, 2014 [12.8 KB (1 file)
Project documents, 2011-2012 [1 MB (7 files)]
[Folder contents deal with FFATA (Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act), DATA (Digital Accountability and Transparency Act), and general Office of Financial Accountability projects.]
Records – Stimulus:
Contact information, 2011 [172 KB (1 file)]
FBI, 2010 [30 KB (1 file)], 2009-2011 [1.5 MB (4 files)](RESTRICTED)
FFATA, 2010-2012 [4.1 MB (20 files)](RESTRICTED)
NASBO (National Association of State Budget Officers), 2011 [182 KB (1 file)]
Requests, 2010 [70.5 KB (1 file)]
[Folder pertains to the EduJobs application process.]
Texas Regional Council, 2011 [822 KB (1 file)]
U.S. Departments, 2010-2011 [92 MB (287 files)](RESTRICTED)
HHS (Human Health Services) audit list, 2014 [32 KB (1 file)]
Audit correspondence tracking file, 2012 [24 KB (1 file)]
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