Report I2010-1 Recommendation 5 Responses

Report I2010-1: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: Misuse of State Time and Resources, Improper Gifts, Inadequate Administrative Controls, and Other Violations of State Law January 2009 Through December 2009 (Release Date: June 2010)

Case Number I2008-0644

Recommendation #5 To: Water Resources, Department of

Provide additional training to its warehouse staff, reaffirming that they should confirm the receipt of ordered items by visually inspecting the items once received and comparing them to corresponding purchase orders or invoices. This training should also emphasize the importance of the role that warehouse staff play in ensuring that division office staff follow the purchasing process.

Agency Response From July 2010

In July 2010, Water Resources reported that it provided a memorandum to management, purchasing, and warehouse staff in the division office that identified their responsibilities in the purchasing process, and it sent a similar memorandum to its other employees throughout the State who perform related tasks.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

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