Determine whether the Board properly managed capital reserves.
- The Board funded reserves by $500,000 more than the amounts included in the annual budget over a five-year period.
- The District did not publish the required legal notices for five expenditures totaling $180,000 that were subject to permissive referendum.
- Ensure budgets include the planned funding and use of reserves.
- Ensure reserve expenditures comply with legal requirements to publish notices of permissive referendum.
District officials generally agreed with our findings and recommendations and indicated they plan to take corrective action.