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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Chenango Bridge Fire Company – Cash Receipts and Disbursements (2014M-300)

Released: January 30, 2015 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to review controls over cash receipts and disbursements for the period January 1, 2013 through September 8, 2014.


The Chenango Bridge Fire Company is a volunteer organization in Broome County which contracts with the Town of Chenango to provide fire protection services. Expenditures for 2013 totaled approximately $234,000.

Key Finding

  • Documentation is not maintained to verify the amounts that should have been collected for fund-raising events.

Key Recommendation

  • Consider implementing procedures to track the amount of items purchased and sold for fund-raising events and reconcile those amounts to determine the expected gross profit.

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Address: Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability
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