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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Questar III Board of Cooperative Educational Services – Purchasing (2015M-361)


Released: April 1, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to review the BOCES’ purchasing procedures for the period July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.

Background

The Questar III Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) is an association of 22 component school districts in Columbia, Greene and Rensselaer Counties and one noncomponent district. The BOCES, whose component districts educate approximately 34,000 students, is governed by a 11-member Board of Education elected by the boards of the component districts. Budgeted appropriations for the 2015-16 fiscal year total approximately $70 million.

Key Finding

  • The BOCES procured goods and services in accordance with its policy and statutory requirements.

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