Report 2014-301 Recommendation 9 Responses

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

Recommendation #9 To: Superior Court of California, County of Fresno

To improve its procurement practices and comply with the judicial contracting manual, the Fresno court should ensure that it maintains proper documentation in its procurement files to justify its decisions to enter into sole-source contracts and to demonstrate that it received fair and reasonable prices.

60-Day Agency Response

We have updated the file to include a sole source form for this contract; additionally, this form is used for all sole source procurements. All court personnel that will use the form are aware of its availability, and have been trained on the sole source process.

  • 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.