Report 2012-105 Recommendation 15 Responses

Report 2012-105: Departments of Public Health and Social Services: Weaknesses in the Administration of the Child Health and Safety Fund and the State Children's Trust Fund Limit Their Effectiveness (Release Date: November 2012)

Recommendation #15 To: Social Services, Department of

To ensure that the office complies with the State Contracting Manual, Social Services should direct the office to retain the documentary evidence of its review and assessment in the grantee files.

60-Day Agency Response

Social Services' office created a new form to document the receipt, review and approval of grantees' progress reports, which will be retained in the grantees' files. In addition, the form instructs consultants to keep any backup documentation (e-mails, document phone calls, etc.) in the grantees' files.

  • Response Date: January 2013

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

All Recommendations in 2012-105

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.