Determine whether the Board and District officials adhered to the law and District policy when procuring professional services.
- District officials did not periodically seek competition for services from five professional service providers who were paid a total of $911,795 during our audit period.
- Comply with the District’s procurement of goods and services policy (procurement policy) when procuring professional services.
- Consider updating the procurement policy to establish a reasonable interval for how frequently proposals should be solicited when procuring professional services.
District officials generally agreed with our recommendations and indicated they planned to initiate corrective action.