Report 2017-104 Recommendation 13 Responses
Report 2017-104: Montebello Unified School District: County Superintendent Intervention Is Necessary to Address Its Weak Financial Management and Governance (Release Date: November 2017)
Recommendation #13 To: Montebello Unified School District
To ensure that Montebello creates employee positions only when necessary, it should establish a policy within 30 days that requires a justification for why the district is creating a position. Additionally, in order to maintain transparency when creating new positions, Montebello should immediately begin to document its justifications.
60-Day Agency Response
MUSD will continue with the practice of requiring a valid justification on the personnel request forms for all assignments. The justification and funding source will continue to be included on all agendas presented for Board of Education approval.
- Completion Date: October 2017
- Response Date: December 2017
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
Montebello has not demonstrated that it has established a policy that requires a justification for why the district is creating a position.
- Auditee did not address all aspects of the recommendation
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.