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Why does M-NCPPC have an Office of the Inspector General?

November 3, 2023

The creation of the Office of the Inspector General is mandated in the Annotated Code of Maryland, Land Use Division II, §15-401 – 15-508. 

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) assists the Commission by providing independent evaluation and recommendations regarding opportunities to:

  • Improve the effectiveness, productivity, or efficiency of Commission programs, policies, practices, and operations;
  • Ensure public accountability by preventing, investigating, and reporting instances of fraud, waste, and abuse of Commission property or funds;
  • Examine, evaluate, and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of internal controls and their related accounting, financial, technology, and operational policies; and
  • Preserve the Commission’s reputation.