Report 2015-102 Recommendation 3 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 #3 To: Central Basin Municipal Water District

To evaluate its progress toward its goals and objectives, the district should use its recently adopted strategic plan and issue an annual report that describes the steps it has taken toward achieving the goals and objectives in the strategic plan.

Agency Response*

The District continues to implement its adopted strategic plan and has provided quarterly reports to the Board of Directors. The 3rd quarter update was provided on April 21, 2016 as part of the FY 2017 Budget workshop. The annual report for the first year of the Plan was published at the July 25, 2016 Regular Board Meeting.

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Completion Date: August 2016
  • Response Date: August 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

The District is currently using the adopted strategic plan and has been providing quarterly reports to the Board of Directors. The 3rd quarter update was provided on April 21, 2016 as part of the FY 2017 Budget workshop.

An annual report will be provided at the 4th quarter reporting session in July 2016.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Estimated Completion Date: July 2016
  • Response Date: June 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented


Agency Response*

The District is currently using the adopted strategic plan and has been providing quarterly reports to the Board of Directors. An annual report will be provided at the 4th quarter reporting session in July 2016.. Additionally, staff will be developing a budget process policy which will include language to require a strategic plan annual report.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: July 2016
  • Response Date: January 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented


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†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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