Report 2013-046 Recommendation 18 Responses

Report 2013-046: Cafeteria Funds: Local Education Agencies Generally Use the Funds for Appropriate Purposes (Release Date: February 2014)

Recommendation #18 To: Bakersfield City School District

Local Education Agencies that used cafeteria funds for unallowable purposes should, by June 30, 2014, review all guidance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the California Department of Education to better understand what these funds can be used for.


Agency Response*

The Bakersfield City School District has established a binder that includes all USDA and CDE regulations pertaining to guidance on the allowable use of cafeteria funds. This binder has been reviewed by the District's Nutrition Services Director. Additional the Director and the Supervisor of the Nutrition Services Department are attending CDE workshops and webinars that focus on the administration of cafeteria funds.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Completion Date: June 2014
  • Response Date: June 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response*

By June 30, 2014, Bakersfield City School District staff will review all guidance from the USDA and CDE to better understand what these funds may be used for.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: June 30, 2014
  • Response Date: April 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2013-046

†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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