Report 2015-102 Recommendation 4 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 #4 To: Central Basin Municipal Water District

To ensure its long-term financial sustainability, the board should complete a long-term financial plan no later than December 2016.

Agency Response*

On June 1, 2016, the Board of Directors received a presentation from Raftelis Financial Consultants on the financial model. The model software was transitioned to the possession of District staff on June 1st, and the contract scope of work with Raftelis was satisfied in full.

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

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response*

The District entered into a contract with Raftelis in October 2015. Work immediately began in November 2015 to gather information. The report is at 65% of completion. Next steps are to present the information to the District's purveyors to seek input. The plan will be presented to the Board of Directors in March 2016.

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

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2015-102

†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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