Report 2015-134 Recommendation 36 Responses

Report 2015-134: Residential Building Records: The Cities of San Rafael, Novato, and Pasadena Need to Strengthen the Implementation of Their Resale Record Programs (Release Date: March 2016)

Recommendation #36 To: San Rafael, City of

To ensure that it can demonstrate that its resale record inspectors are qualified, San Rafael should develop a process to maintain continuing education attendance records. The city should ensure that staff receive periodic continuing education through internal and external sources to keep them current on code requirements, especially when the requirements are updated.

Agency Response*

Staff continues to receive continuing education and classes in their related fields. This is additionally necessary to maintain their ICC certifications (see item #39)

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Completion Date: January 2015
  • Response Date: March 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

This recommendation has been initiated, but a process has not been developed to date.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Estimated Completion Date: 2/1/17
  • Response Date: September 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

This recommendation has been initiated, but a process has not been developed to date.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: Initiated; no specific date at this time
  • Response Date: May 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


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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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