Report 2015-134 Recommendation 38 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 #38 To: Pasadena, City of
To ensure that it can demonstrate that its resale record inspectors are qualified, Pasadena 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.
Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From November 2017
The City of Pasadena is evaluating the viability of the Occupancy Inspection Program.
- Estimated Completion Date: 01/01/2018
California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Pending
1-Year Agency Response
The City of Pasadena is evaluating the viability of the Occupancy Inspection Program with the FY2018 budget.
- Estimated Completion Date: July 1, 2017
- Response Date: May 2017
California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending
6-Month Agency Response
The City is re-evaluating administrative changes to the Occupancy Inspection program. The Director of the Planning and Community Development Department did not issue a memorandum mentioned in the 60-day report.
- Estimated Completion Date: March 2017
- Response Date: October 2016
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending
60-Day Agency Response
The Interim Director of the Planning and Community Development Department will issue a memorandum directing staff to submit copies or documents of any course work completed, outside trainings attended, certifications/licenses received, degrees completed, and any other records of job related training to the Department's Management Analyst by June 1 annually. Training with staff will be held to review this administrative change to the City's Residential Occupancy Inspection Program.
- Estimated Completion Date: June 2016
- Response Date: May 2016
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.