Report 2010-036 Recommendation 10 Responses

Report 2010-036: Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund: Local Governments Continue to Have Difficulty Justifying Distribution Fund Grants (Release Date: February 2011)

Recommendation #10 To: Humboldt, County of

To help ensure that they meet the grant requirements established in the Government Code, counties should more rigorously review applications that are to be administered and spent by an entity other than the local government that applies for the funds. Specifically, benefit committees should require that each grant application clearly show how the grant will mitigate the impact of the casino on the applicant agency.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2014

The County of Humboldt is conducting additional review to insure that the grant applications quantify the impact of the casino and that the funds requested are proportional to the impacts. To this end, County staff is working in conjunction with the benefit committee to ensure a more rigorous review of the applications.

  • Completion Date: July 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2013

The County of Humboldt is conducting additional review to insure that the grant applications quantify the impact of the casino and that the funds requested are proportional to the impacts. To this end, County staff is working in conjunction with the benefit committee to ensure a more rigorous review of the applications.

  • Completion Date: July 2011

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Not Fully Implemented

  • Auditee did not substantiate its claim of full implementation

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From November 2012

The County of Humboldt is conducting additional review to ensure that the grant applications quantify the impact of the casino and that the funds requested are proportional to the impacts. To this end, County staff is working in conjunction with the benefit committee to ensure a more rigorous review of the applications.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Pending

The county claims it is conducting additional review to ensure grant applications quantify the impact of the casino, and that county staff are working in conjunction with the benefit committee to ensure a more rigorous review of applications. However, the county did not provide any information to substantiate its claim of full implementation.

  • Auditee did not substantiate its claim of full implementation

All Recommendations in 2010-036

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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