Report I2020-1 Recommendation 5 Responses

Report I2020-1: Investigation of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Waste of State Funds, Misuse of Bereavement Leave, Misuse of State Resources, Dishonesty, and Supervisory Neglect of Duty (Release Date: April 2020)

Case Number I2017-1372

Recommendation #5 To: Fish and Wildlife, Department of

For future acquisitions, Fish and Wildlife should immediately consult with its legal staff to resolve any probable or possible contract deviations.

Agency Response From October 2020

Fish and Wildlife provided a copy of the memo that it sent to its contract managers and executive staff.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response From June 2020

Fish and Wildlife stated that it plans to send a memo to all of its contract managers and executive management, as a reminder, to promptly escalate to the respective regional manager or branch chief and to its legal counsel any contract performance issues that evade informal correction or resolution. Fish and Wildlife stated this will ensure that contract issues are evaluated quickly to determine how to proceed in the face of contract problems.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

All Recommendations in I2020-1