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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Hillside Fire District – Cash Receipts and Disbursements (2016M-284)

Released: September 30, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to determine whether the Board ensured that the Treasurer properly accounted for cash receipts and disbursements for the period January 1, 2015 through July 20, 2016.


The Hillside Fire District is a district corporation of the State, distinct and separate from the Town of Rhinebeck in Dutchess County. The District is governed by an elected five-member Board of Fire Commissioners. Budgeted appropriations for 2016 total $116,100.

Key Finding

  • District officials designed and implemented an effective set of controls over cash receipts and disbursements.

Key Recommendations

  • There were no recommendations as a result of this audit.

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