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.

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.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Completion Date: December 2014
  • Response Date: January 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2014-301

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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