Requests for Proposals for Professional Auditing Services

The Santa Ana Watershed Authority (SAWPA or Agency) is requesting proposals from qualified firms of certified public accountants (Auditors) to audit its financial statements for three (3) fiscal years beginning with fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, with the option to extend the contract for two subsequent fiscal years. These audits are to be performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and the provisions of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations. This RFP describes the Project, the required scope of services, the minimum information that must be included in the Proposal, and the selection process. Proposals for partial services or a varied scope of work will not be considered.

To be considered, a PDF file of the proposal must be received by SAWPA no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 22, 2022. Submissions received after this deadline will not be accepted. The PDF file of the proposal shall be emailed to Karen Williams, DGM/CFO, at and copied to Alison Lewis, Accountant II, at The subject line of the email should be
“Response to RFP for Professional Auditing Services”.

Pre-proposal Meeting: n/a
Proposals Due: March 22, 2022, 5:00pm
Questions/Contact: Karen Williams. Deputy General Manager/Chief Financial Officer,, 951-354-4231

Updated February 23, 2022 with the Questions Answered Document link.

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