Skip to Content

Login   Subscribe   Site Index   Contact Us   Google Translate™

NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Legal Topics and Approvals


Request these publications from the Division of Legal Services at (518) 474-5586:

  • Application Forms for Certain Towns Within the Adirondack Park (1998): These forms are intended for use by those towns within the Adirondack Park that are required to obtain the consent of the State Comptroller to the original issuance of bonds and notes (Local Finance Law, §104.10).
  • Competitive Bidding under General Municipal Law, §103 (March, 2010): A research paper discussing the legal requirements in connection with competitive bidding for procurements.
  • County District Approval: Legal Requirements and Administrative Procedures for Approval of County Districts - A guide for preparation of applications to be submitted to the State Comptroller for approval of county districts.
  • How to Apply for Exclusion of Self-Liquidating Debt (1995): - Describes the procedures for counties, cities, towns and villages to apply, pursuant to Section 123.00 of the Local Finance Law, to the State Comptroller for exclusion of self-liquidating debt from their municipal debt limits (Released January 1995).
  • Town Special District Approval: Legal Requirements and Administrative Procedures for Approval of Town Special Improvement Districts and Sewer and Water Improvements - A guide for preparation of applications to be submitted to the State Comptroller for approval.

Several Local Government and School Accountability publications, including certain modules of the Local Government Management Guide, also contain discussions of legal issues.