Report 2010-036 Recommendation 21 Responses

Report 2010-036: Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund: Local Governments Continue to Have Difficulty Justifying Distribution Fund Grants (Release Date: February 2011)

Recommendation #21 To: Santa Barbara, County of

To help ensure that they meet the grant requirements established in the Government Code, counties should encourage eligible local governments to submit multiple applications so that the benefit committees can choose appropriate projects while ensuring that local governments are awarded the amount defined in law.

Agency Response*

Public notices for the Spring 2013 grant funding cycle did include the suggestion that entities are encourgaed to submit multiple applications. As a result of this suggestion in the public notice, one entitity did submit a second appllication for mitigation funding.

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Completion Date: February 2013
  • Response Date: October 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response*

Public notices for the next grant funding cycle will include the suggestion of submitting multiple applications.

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Response Date: October 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

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†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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