To improve its payment practices and comply with the judicial contracting manual, the Alameda court should prohibit staff from purchasing unauthorized goods or services.
Court has complied with the judicial contracting manual. To ensure staff is prohibited from purchasing unauthorized goods or services the Alameda Court Office of Information Technology has completed setup of access controls for authorized personnel and training on the electronic automated procedural workflow approval and authorization for the purchase of goods and services processed in the Court payment system.
A new workflow approval and authorization verification procedure is now in place for payments in accordance with the Disbursements and Payment Programs as outlined in the Court Local Contracting Manual. The Court is in the process of implementing an electronic and automated procedural workflow approval and authorization for payments processed in the Court payment system. The implementation of an automated workflow authorization procedure is expected to be completed by end of year December 2015.
*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.