Report 2010-101 Recommendation 9 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 #9 To: Resources Recycling and Recovery, Department of
To improve its forecasting of revenues and expenditures for the beverage fund, the department should continue with its efforts to hire an economist to lead its forecasting efforts.
1-Year Agency Response
Following the August 2010 hiring freeze, the department indicated that it suspended its process for hiring an economist to lead its forecasting efforts. Nevertheless, to mitigate this impact, it assigned a department employee to assist in reviewing and revising the forecasting model. (2012-406, p. 158).
- Response Date: December 2011
California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented
Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.