Report 2010-101 Recommendation 16 Responses

Report 2010-101: Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery: Deficiencies in Forecasting and Ineffective Management Have Hindered the Beverage Container Recycling Program (Release Date: June 2010)

Recommendation #16 To: Resources Recycling and Recovery, Department of

To improve oversight of grants and ensure that the intended value is received from the grant funds it awards, the department should require that grantees provide regular status reports that sufficiently describe their progress toward meeting the goals of the grant.

1-Year Agency Response

The departmentís grant management procedures manual requires all grantees to submit periodic status reports, which includes withholding grantee payments when status reports are not current. The department also indicated that it will emphasize to staff that grantees are to submit status reports in a timely manner. (2012-406, p. 160).

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2010-101

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.