Report 2013-036 Recommendation 6 Responses
Report 2013-036: Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund: Counties' Benefit Committees Did Not Always Comply With State Laws for Distribution Fund Grants (Release Date: March 2014)
Recommendation #6 To: Butte, County of
To comply with state law requiring it to reserve specific amounts of mitigation grant funds for local government jurisdictions based on the nexus criteria, Butte Countys benefit committee should ensure that it awards the minimum funding to each local government jurisdiction consistent with its corrected nexus determinations.
6-Month Agency Response
At its 6/11/14 meeting, the LCBC awarded grants and awarded the minimum funding to each local government jurisdiction selected for grants consistent with the correct nexus determinations.
- Completion Date: June 2014
- Response Date: August 2014
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented
Butte County provided documentation that its process for awarding funds in 2014 was based on correct nexus determinations.
60-Day Agency Response
As of this report, the LCBC has not awarded grants for the current cycle.
The recommendation to reserve specific amounts of mitigation grant funds for local government jurisdictions based on nexus criteria has been addressed and the committee has discussed its understanding of the requirement.
It is anticipated that on the 6/11/14 meeting all grants will be awarded and this recommendation completed.
- Estimated Completion Date: 6/11/14
- Response Date: May 2014
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
Butte County has not yet provided documentation to support its implementation of this recommendation.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.