Report 2017-104 Recommendation 19 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 #19 To: Montebello Unified School District
To ensure that bond funds are spent appropriately, the district should immediately ensure that its contracted auditor delivers a timely bond audit and that Montebello addresses the auditor's concerns and recommendations.
1-Year Agency Response
MUSD has completed the bond audit and continues to address the recommendations.
- Completion Date: November 2018
- Response Date: November 2018
California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending
The bond audits for fiscal years 2015-16 and 2016-17 contained findings and recommendations. Montebello should address the auditor's concerns and recommendations.
- Auditee did not address all aspects of the recommendation
6-Month Agency Response
MUSD has completed a bond audit and is committed to addressing the recommendations.
- Completion Date: May 2018
- Response Date: May 2018
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending
Montebello has not demonstrated that it ensured that its contracted auditor delivered a bond audit for all of the active bond measures.
- Auditee did not substantiate its claim of full implementation
60-Day Agency Response
MUSD has contracted Christy White Associates to conduct a complete bond audit and is committed to addressing the State Auditor's concerns and recommendations.
- Estimated Completion Date: 2/22/2018
- Response Date: December 2017
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.