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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Southern Cayuga Lake Intermunicipal Water Commission – Financial Operations (2015M-149)


Released: September 11, 2015 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to assess the financial operations of the Commission for the period January 1, 2014 through May 7, 2015.

Background

The Southern Cayuga Lake Intermunicipal Water Commission is a joint entity of Tompkins County’s Towns of Dryden, Ithaca and Lansing and Villages of Cayuga Heights and Lansing. The Commission was established by an intermunicipal agreement in 1974 to provide high-quality water to the approximately 30,000 customers of its member municipalities. Per this agreement, the Commission is governed by a 10-member Board of Commissioners, with each member municipality being entitled to two seats.

Key Finding

  • Commission officials are effectively managing financial operations.

Key Recommendations

  • There were no recommendations as a result of this audit.

Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

Phone: (518) 474-4037; Email: localgov@osc.state.ny.us
Address: Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability
110 State Street, 12th Floor; Albany, NY 12236