Report 2017-104 Recommendation 18 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 #18 To: Montebello Unified School District

To ensure that bond funds are spent appropriately, the district should immediately require that its contracted project manager provides detailed bond expenditure reports for all relevant bonds to the bond committee at least biannually.

6-Month Agency Response

MUSD's contracted program manager is providing detailed bond expenditure reports for Measure GS bond.

  • Completion Date: May 2018
  • Response Date: May 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

Montebello has not demonstrated that this recommendation is fully implemented. Montebello needs to require that its contracted project manager provides to the bond committee at least annually the detailed bond expenditures for all relevant bonds .

  • Auditee did not substantiate its claim of full implementation
  • Auditee did not address all aspects of the recommendation

60-Day Agency Response

The CBOC attempted to meet again on December 13, 2017, but the meeting did not take place due to a lack of quorum. The next meeting has been scheduled for January 18, 2018.

  • Completion Date: September 2017
  • Response Date: December 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending

Montebello has not demonstrated that this recommendation is fully recommended. Montebello needs to require that its contracted project manager provides detailed bond expenditure reports for all relevant bonds to the bond committee at least biannually.

  • Auditee did not address all aspects of the recommendation

All Recommendations in 2017-104

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.