Report 2011-120 Recommendation 24 Responses

Report 2011-120: California Department of Transportation: Its Poor Management of State Route 710 Extension Project Properties Costs the State Millions of Dollars Annually, Yet State Law Limits the Potential Income From Selling the Properties (Release Date: August 2012)

Recommendation #24 To: Transportation, Department of

To ensure that General Services performs only necessary repairs and that its costs are reasonable, Caltrans should modify its March 2012 tracking spreadsheet to ensure that it contains sufficient information for Caltrans to effectively monitor repair costs.

Agency Response*

The March 2012 tracking spreadsheet was modified to ensure that it contained sufficient information for Caltrans to effectively monitor repair costs. Please see Attachment 8 for a copy of the modified March 2012 tracking spreadsheet.

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Completion Date: March 2013
  • Response Date: August 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

Caltrans stated that it is working with General Services to obtain the necessary data to monitor repair costs by March 1, 2013 and will immediately modify the March 2012 tracking spreadsheet to effectively monitor these costs.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Response Date: February 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented


Agency Response*

Caltrans stated that it is working with General Services to obtain the necessary data to monitor repair costs. Caltrans anticipates it will complete the final modifications to its March 2012 tracking spreadsheet on or before December 31, 2012. (See 2013-406, p. 173)

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Response Date: October 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented


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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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