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Saturday, November 26, 2016

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the following audits and reports were issued during the week ending November 26, 2016


New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the following audits and reports were issued during the week ending November 26, 2016 
Source: Office of the State Comptroller

Links to material posted on the Internet highlighted in COLOR.


Pre-school education providers claimed over one million dollars of unallowed expenses
Aim High Children’s Services and the Hebrew Institute for the Deaf and Exceptional Children, two Brooklyn preschool special education providers, claimed nearly $1.4 million in taxpayer reimbursements for ineligible costs, according to audits released by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


Hiring and Budgeting problems at the
Brentwood Union Free School District
A pattern of poor budgeting led the Brentwood Union Free School District to accumulate excessive fund balance as well as reserve funds that surpassed board-approved amounts and have gone unused, according to an audit released by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.


Former Town Clerk padded her pay with town funds
State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the arrest of Jordan Green after an investigation and audit found that she paid herself thousands of dollars in unauthorized payroll payments. Green also had the town pay back her loans from the state’s retirement system while employed as the clerk to the supervisor for the Town of Minerva. The arrest is the result of DiNapoli's partnership with the New York State Police and Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague. Details are posted on the Internet at:


School District Audits

Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District – Financial Condition

Gouverneur Central School District – Financial Management

Irvington Union Free School District – Information Technology

Newark Central School District – Financial Condition and Claims Processing

Port Jervis City School District – Financial Condition


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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