Report 2014-122 Recommendation 8 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 #8 To: Ross Valley Sanitary District

The district should strengthen its financial and administrative policies to require employees to obtain their supervisor's approval before working paid overtime.

Agency Response*

Complete. Codified in Accounting and Payroll Procedure, "Payroll 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 new payroll processing procedure and found that it addresses our recommendation.


Agency Response*

This is current practice, and will be adopted in policy by FY16-17

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

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

Practice implemented per verbal and written direction to supervisors. Will adopt by formal HR policy by end of FY 2015-16.

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

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

Practice implemented per verbal and written direction to supervisors. Will adopt by formal HR policy in FY 2015-16.

  • 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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