Report 2009-043 Recommendation 19 Responses

Report 2009-043: Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun: It Needs to Develop Procedures and Controls Over Its Operations and Finances to Ensure That It Complies With Legal Requirements (Release Date: November 2009)

Recommendation #19 To: Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun, Board of

To ensure that it strengthens internal policies and controls over pilot rates and its finances, the board should establish a requirement for an independent audit of the pilot boat and pilot pension surcharges and ensure that such audits are conducted each year.

Agency Response*

The board has contracted with a certified public accounting firm to conduct a comprehensive audit of all surcharges for 2009, 2010, and 2011. (See 2011-406, p. 101)

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Response Date: November 2010

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2009-043

†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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