Report 2014-301 Recommendation 13 Responses

Report 2014-301: Judicial Branch Procurement: Five Superior Courts Did Not Consistently Follow Judicial Branch Contracting Practices (Release Date: November 2014)

Recommendation #13 To: Superior Court of California, County of Fresno

To improve its procurement practices and comply with the judicial contracting manual, the Fresno court should adopt procedures to implement the State's DVBE program and the small business preference for competitive information technology procurements by December 31, 2014.

60-Day Agency Response

The Court has adopted a DVBE program and offers an incentive for competitive solicitations over $50,000. The Court provides a five percent preference to entities that have been certified as a "small business" or "microbusiness" by the State of California, Department of General Services.

  • Completion Date: December 2014
  • Response Date: January 2015

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

All Recommendations in 2014-301

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.