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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida Board of Cooperative Educational Services – Separation Payments (2016M-304)


Released: October 28, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to examine BOCES’ calculation of employee separation payments for the period July 1, 2014 through April 30, 2016.

Background

The Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida Board of Cooperative Educational Services is a public entity serving 18 component school districts which educate approximately 23,700 students. BOCES, which provides 59 educational and administrative services to its component school districts, is governed by a nine-member Board of Education elected by the boards of the districts. Budgeted appropriations for the 2015-16 fiscal year totaled approximately $47 million.

Key Finding

  • BOCES officials have established an effective employee separation payment process.

Key Recommendations

  • There are 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