Report 2014-122 Recommendation 19 Responses

Report 2014-122: Ross Valley Sanitary District: The Board and Management Have Only Recently Begun to Address Significant Weaknesses in the District's Financial and Administrative Functions (Release Date: April 2015)

Recommendation #19 To: Ross Valley Sanitary District

The district should implement the remaining recommendations contained in its human resources consultants' work plan by the targeted dates shown in Table 3 on page 18 of our report, and develop and document a policy that requires board members and supervisors to attend harassment prevention training biannually and a process for monitoring their attendance.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From April 2017

Complete. Codified in the Administrative and Personnel Policy and in the Board of Directors Policy, both entitled "Prevention of Harassment & Discrimination" and adopted by Board vote on January 25, 2017

  • Completion Date: January 2017

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

1-Year Agency Response

Working with RGS, staff level annual training on harassment prevention is in place. The Board has a draft policy on harassment prevention training pending. A staff level policy is in progress, as part of a full set of new HR/staff policies under development. This specific policy will be complete by December 2016.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2016
  • Response Date: April 2016

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

6-Month Agency Response

A policy has been drafted and is expected to be presented to the labor union. Expect adoption for the recommended bi-annual harassment prevention training by December 2015.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2015
  • Response Date: October 2015

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

60-Day Agency Response

A policy will be adopted for the recommended bi-annual harassment prevention training.

  • Estimated Completion Date: September 2015
  • Response Date: June 2015

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

All Recommendations in 2014-122

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.