Report 2010-101 Recommendation 7 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 #7 To: Resources Recycling and Recovery, Department of

To improve its forecasting of revenues and expenditures for the beverage fund, the department should place appropriate controls over the forecast model, including having management review the reliability of forecasting results before they are used and monitoring the reliability of forecast results against actual figures on a monthly and yearly basis.

1-Year Agency Response

The department implemented review procedures, including a process to compare actual sales and return values with prior projections. (2012-406, p. 157).

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

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Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.