Byram Hills Central School District - Fixed Assets (2019M-153)

Issued Date
October 18, 2019

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Audit Objective

Determine whether fixed assets were recorded and accounted for properly.

Key Findings

  • The Board did not approve the disposal of assets with a book value of $4,483.
  • District officials did not maintain up-to-date disposal records.
  • Ten of 25 assets (40 percent) totaling $43,330 were not traced to locations.

Key Recommendations

The Board should:

  • Authorize asset disposals.

District officials should:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date asset disposal records.
  • Locate all the assets identified in this report.
  • Ensure all fixed assets with values that exceed the established threshold have a tag affixed identifying them as District property.

District officials agreed with our findings and indicated they plan to initiate corrective action.