To ensure that three-year projections of the spill fund's revenues, expenditures, and fund balances, all of which are used to determine fee rates, are based on accurate financial information, the spill office should develop written procedures directing staff on how to prepare the three-year projection, including steps to verify the accuracy of the financial information in the projection. In developing these procedures, the spill office should consult with Fish and Game's accounting branch and budget branch to confirm that these procedures are thorough and complete.
Fish and Game developed written procedures that direct staff on how to prepare the three-year projection of the spill fund's revenues, expenditures, and fund balances. (See 2013-406, p. 212)
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