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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Westchester County Sewer Districts – Financial Condition (2017M-155)

Released: September 29, 2017 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to determine whether County officials effectively managed the sewer districts’ financial condition for the period January 1, 2015 through April 24, 2017.


Westchester County’s sewer operations, which comprise 13 sewer districts, are part of the County’s Department of Environmental Facilities. The Commissioner of Environmental Facilities is responsible for the sewer districts’ management and reports to the County Executive. Budgeted appropriations for 2016 totaled approximately $130.3 million.

Key Findings

  • The County has adopted structurally balanced budgets using fund balance in a judicious manner.
  • County officials adequately monitor the budget throughout the year.

Key Recommendations

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

Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

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