Report 2014-122 Recommendation 20 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 #20 To: Ross Valley Sanitary District

To ensure that compensation for the general manager remains reasonable, and to prevent the excesses that existed in the former general manager's contract, the district should develop a policy that establishes the criteria to be used when periodically evaluating the general manager's performance and for determining any merit-based compensation increases.

1-Year Agency Response

Complete. A General Manager Performance Evaluation Policy, which addresses compensation for the GM, was approved by the Board in February 2016.

  • Completion Date: March 2016
  • Response Date: April 2016

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


6-Month Agency Response

A new "General Manager Contracting, Performance Review, and Compensation Policy" is currently being developed to codify the practices used in the last two annual contract and compensation updates, as reviewed by the State audit team. Expect completion in 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 new "General Manager Contracting, Performance Review, and Compensation Policy" will be developed to codify the practices used in the last two annual contract and compensation updates, as reviewed by the State audit team.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 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.


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