Report 2009-043 Recommendation 8 Responses

Report 2009-043: Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun: It Needs to Develop Procedures and Controls Over Its Operations and Finances to Ensure That It Complies With Legal Requirements (Release Date: November 2009)

Recommendation #8 To: Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun, Board of

To ensure that it is able to license the number of pilots it has determined it needs, the board should continue to monitor its need for additional trainees to replace those who retire.

Agency Response*

The board stated that it has developed a comprehensive process for evaluating future pilotage needs and will continue to conduct regular retirement surveys of existing pilots. The board also stated that it conducted a trainee selection examination in June 2010 and that 12 applicants qualified for the board’s trainee training program. The board contracted with two applicants to begin the training program on January 1, 2011. (See 2011-406, p. 97)

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Response Date: November 2010

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2009-043

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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