Saturday, January 30, 2016

Selected Reports issued by the Office of the State Comptroller during the week ending January 30, 2016


Selected Reports issued by the Office of the State Comptroller during the week ending January 30, 2016
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Former Security Director of the Monroe County Water Authority Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge in Elaborate Bid-Rigging Case
Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the guilty plea of Robert Wiesner, the former Security Director for the Monroe County Water Authority, for working with others to rig the bidding process for a multi-million dollar public works contract in Monroe County. Wiesner entered a guilty plea before The Honorable Dennis M. Kehoe in Monroe County Court to the class “E” felony charge of Combination in Restraint of Trade and Competition in violation of General Business Law §§ 340 and 341, also known as a violation of New York State’s Donnelly Act.


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School Districts in Fiscal Stress
Eighty-two school districts have been designated as fiscally stressed under New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System. The scoresare based on the evaluation of 672 school districts with fiscal years ending on June 30, 2015.


Municipal audits released

Clifton Park Water Authority – Water charges

Cortland County Industrial Development Agency – Project management

Middle Country Public Library – Treasurer

Otsego CountyCost of temporary housing


School Audits
 
Chazy Union Free School District – Payroll

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District – Reserve funds

Haldane Central School District – Budget transfers and information technology

Randolph Academy Union Free School District – Financial management

Saranac Central School District – Payroll

South Seneca Central School District– Financial management

Handbooks focusing on State and Municipal Public Personnel Law continue to be available for purchase via the links provided below:

The Discipline Book at http://thedisciplinebook.blogspot.com/

A Reasonable Penalty Under The Circumstances at http://nypplarchives.blogspot.com

The Disability Benefits E-book: at http://section207.blogspot.com/

Layoff, Preferred Lists at http://nylayoff.blogspot.com/

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