Report 2011-131 Recommendation 24 Responses

Report 2011-131: City of Vernon: Although Reform Is Ongoing, Past Poor Decision Making Threatens Its Financial Stability (Release Date: June 2012)

Recommendation #24 To: Vernon, City of

To comply with the reform act, the city should continue to ensure that all city executives file statements of economic interests, as its conflict code requires.

1-Year Agency Response

As of April 2013, all City employees, including executives, consultants filling designated positions, and all ten other consultants determined by the City Administrator to perform a range of duties requiring disclosure under the City's Conflict of Interest Code, have filed their required Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700s) for calendar year 2012.

  • Completion Date: April 2013
  • Response Date: July 2013

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

According to the city's tracking document, it has ensured that all city employees and consultants required to file statements of economic interests have done so.

6-Month Agency Response

The acting city clerk will continue with the administration and enforcement of the city's conflict of interest codes in accordance with the Fair Political Practices Commission's biennial review schedule.

  • Response Date: January 2013

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

60-Day Agency Response

The city did not address this recommendation in its August 2012 response. (See 2013-406, p. 195)

  • Response Date: August 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: No Action Taken

All Recommendations in 2011-131

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.