LGU outsourced tarpaulin printing, instead of in-house
Year 2011 LGU Marikina outsourced the printing of tarpaulins with a total amount of P1,073,178 despite City-owned equipment (tarpaulin printer), personnel in-charge, materials & supplies for printing.
Based on COA report, on July 2011 & December 2012, the City purchased tarpaulin printing materials and supplies amount of P 1,427,400. The same purchase made on July 2O11 – December 2O11 has the same amount of Php. 1,427,400.
The General Services Office (GSO) outsource was due to the documents preparation and procurement processes and approval, COA report.
COA further, noted that bid documents and other pertinent supporting documents were not attached to the disbursement vouchers and said deliveries of tarpaulin materials were charged directly to expense. ###