Bemus Point Central School District - Capital Projects (2019M-212)

Issued Date
February 14, 2020

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Audit Objective

Determine whether the District properly and transparently used capital project resources.

Key Findings

  • District officials could have presented the capital project to the voters in a more transparent manner.
  • The Board did not approve change orders or competitively bid seven change orders totaling $362,000 that exceeded the statutory bid limit.

Key Recommendations

  • Present the capital project plan transparently to voters.
  • Properly approve all change orders and competitively bid change orders exceeding the statutory bidding limit.

District officials generally disagreed with our findings but indicated they would take corrective action.