Report 2015-102 Recommendation 29 Responses

Report 2015-102: Central Basin Municipal Water District: Its Board of Directors Has Failed to Provide the Leadership Necessary for It to Effectively Fulfill Its Responsibilities (Release Date: December 2015)

Recommendation #29 To: Central Basin Municipal Water District

To ensure it reimburses only reasonable and necessary meal expenses, the district should take steps, such as issuing a clarifying memorandum or providing additional training, to ensure that all board members and staff, especially those who process reimbursement claims, are familiar with its meal reimbursement limits.

6-Month Agency Response

Staff issued a clarifying memorandum to Board Members and staff to ensure that they are familiar with the Districts meal reimbursement limits. The memorandum was presented to staff during the monthly staff meeting on April 26, 2016. Staff was briefed and trained on the new changes to the meal and reimbursement policy.

  • Completion Date: May 2016
  • Response Date: June 2016

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

60-Day Agency Response

Staff is in the process of preparing a clarifying memorandum to address the State Audit recommendations and will provide additional training to staff. The memorandum will be issued by March 2016.

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

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

All Recommendations in 2015-102

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.