Report 2010-036 Recommendation 19 Responses

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

Recommendation #19 To: Riverside, County of

To help ensure that they meet the grant requirements established in the Government Code, counties should encourage eligible local governments to submit multiple applications so that the benefit committees can choose appropriate projects while ensuring that local governments are awarded the amount defined in law.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2012

In their request for applications (sent to cities, special districts and county departments), the Riverside County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit encouraged eligible jurisdictions to submit multiple applications to ensure local governments were awarded funds consistent with the spirit and intent of the legislation and in the amounts designated for their mitigation efforts.

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

The county demonstrated that it has encouraged eligible jurisdictions to submit multiple applications so as to ensure local governments can receive all funds they are eligible for.

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Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.