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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

City of Mechanicville – Audit Follow-Up (2012M-162-F)

Released: July 3, 2015 -- [read complete report - pdf] | [read 2012 report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our review was to assess the City’s progress, as of January 2015, in implementing our recommendations in the audit report released in February 2013.


The City of Mechanicville is located in Saratoga County and has approximately 5,200 residents. The City’s government is organized under a City Council, which comprises five elected Commissioners, one of whom is the Mayor. The City finances services mainly through real property taxes, State aid and fees charged to residents.

Results of Review

Based on our limited procedures, it appears that the Town has made some progress in implementing our recommendations. Of the 10 audit recommendations, five recommendations were fully implemented, two recommendations were partially implemented and three recommendations were not implemented.

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