Governmental Entities


Fulfilling the mission of local government while maintaining efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability is a challenge that is becoming increasingly difficult to manage. Compliance with new regulations and new financial reporting requirements add to the complexity of your responsibilities.

CDS performs examinations for over 50 governmental and quasi-governmental organizations in Minnesota, including over 20 municipalities, and our staff has developed a great deal of expertise on these engagements.

Our governmental audit team is a dedicated, aware, and committed to meeting your organization’s needs and the reporting deadlines.

Our Commitment to Governmental Auditing

  • A Partner is assigned to every audit and see the engagement through from beginning to completion
  • Consistent audit staff throughout the entire engagement from year to year
  • Specialize in auditing services for small to mid-sized cities in Central and West Central Minnesota
  • Special expertise and knowledge of fire relief accounting and auditing (audits and agreed upon procedures)

Financial and Attestation Services

  • A full range of governmental auditing services geared to the specific organizational and accounting needs
  • Compliance in auditing in accordance with Governmental Auditing Standards, the Minnesota Legal Compliance Audit Guide for Political Subdivisions, and Uniform Guidance

Management Consulting Services

  • Long-term strategic planning
  • Accounting support and consulting services

We serve the following Governmental entities:


Let us exceed your expectations. Contact Kari Steinbeisser at (888) 388-1040 to learn more.


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