Report 2015-116 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report 2015-116: City of Irvine: Poor Governance of the $1.7 Million Review of the Orange County Great Park Needlessly Compromised the Review's Credibility (Release Date: August 2016)

Recommendation #12 To: Irvine, City of

To ensure that Irvine follows best practices related to depositions as outlined in state law, the city council should adopt a policy requiring that Irvine post deposition transcripts for the public after the deponents have had adequate opportunity to correct and sign their depositions.

1-Year Agency Response

A policy regarding posting deposition transcripts for the public was adopted on July 25, 2017. Note: Listed as Recommendation No. 10 in June 28, 2016 letter.

  • Completion Date: July 2017
  • Response Date: August 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented


6-Month Agency Response

A proposed policy regarding posting deposition transcripts for the public will be presented for City Council consideration in March 2017, rather than January. Note: Listed as Recommendation No. 10 in June 28, 2016 letter.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 2017
  • Response Date: February 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

A proposed policy regarding posting deposition transcripts for the public will be presented for City Council consideration in January 2017. Note: Listed as Recommendation No. 10 in June 28, 2016 letter.

  • Estimated Completion Date: January 2017
  • Response Date: October 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2015-116

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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