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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Taxpayers' Guide to State and Local Audits

Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Town of Warrensburg - Procurement (2014M-96)


Released: June 20, 2014 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to review the Town’s purchasing process for the period of January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013.

Background

The Town of Warrensburg is located in Warren County, has a population of approximately 4,100 and is governed by an elected five-member Board. Budgeted appropriations for 2013 totaled approximately $3.4 million.

Key Findings

  • The Town’s purchasing policy was adopted in 1992 and has not been reviewed or adopted annually as required by law.
  • Not all purchases which required written quotes included evidence that the quotes were obtained.
  • The Town did not have contracts with all service providers.

Key Recommendations

  • Review the purchasing policy annually.
  • Ensure that competitive bids are obtained in accordance with the purchasing policy.
  • Ensure that contracts are in place for all professional service providers.

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