(a) In accordance with timelines, instructions, and a format established by the county superintendent of schools, with concurrence from the Superintendent, the administrator appointed pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 41326 shall prepare or obtain the following reports and plans:
(1) A management review and recovery plan.
(2) A multiyear financial recovery plan. The multiyear financial recovery plan shall include a plan, to be submitted annually on or before July 1, to repay to the state any and all loans owed by the school district.
(3) During the period of service by the administrator appointed pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 41326, an annual report on the financial condition of the school district, including, but not necessarily limited to, all of the following information:
(A) Specific actions taken to reduce school district expenditures or increase income to the school district, and the amount of the resulting cost savings and increases in income.
(B) A copy of the adopted school district budget for the current fiscal year.
(C) The amount of the school district budgetary reserve.
(D) The status of employee contracts.
(E) Any obstacles to the implementation of the recovery plans described in paragraphs (1) and (2).
(b) Each of the reports or plans required under this section, or under any other law that requires the school district to prepare reports or plans, shall be submitted to the county superintendent of schools for approval, with concurrence from the Superintendent. The county superintendent of schools may accept and approve, for the purposes of this section, any reports or plans that were prepared by or for the school district prior to the school district's acceptance of a loan as described in subdivision (a) of Section 41326.
(c) With the approval of the county superintendent of schools, the administrator appointed pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 41326 may enter into agreements on behalf of the school district and, subject to any contractual obligation of the school district, change any existing school district rules, regulations, policies, or practices as necessary for the effective implementation of the recovery plans referred to in subdivision (a).
(d) The County Office Financial Crisis and Management Assistance Team shall do an annual review of the progress made with regard to the recovery plans required by subdivision (a), and submit that review to the county superintendent, the Superintendent, and the president of the state board or his or her designee.
(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 426, Sec. 11.)