Report 2014-122 Recommendation 3 Responses

Report 2014-122: Ross Valley Sanitary District: The Board and Management Have Only Recently Begun to Address Significant Weaknesses in the District's Financial and Administrative Functions (Release Date: April 2015)

Recommendation #3 To: Ross Valley Sanitary District

The district should strengthen its financial and administrative policies to make it clear who is responsible for reviewing and approving monthly bank reconciliations.

Agency Response*

Complete. Codified in Accounting and Payroll Procedure, "Accounts Payable Processing"

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Completion Date: March 2017
  • Response Date: April 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

We reviewed the district's policy and agree that the new procedures address our recommendation.


Agency Response*

Standard practice now. This responsibility will be specified in the Draft Revenue/Cash Balance Management Policy by FY 16/17.

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Estimated Completion Date: FY 2016-17
  • Response Date: April 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

Will include this information in new Financial Practices and Controls Policy (Accounting Policy).

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Estimated Completion Date: July 2016
  • Response Date: October 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

Will include this information in new Financial Practices and Controls Policy (Accounting Policy).

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: September 2015
  • Response Date: June 2015

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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