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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District – Leave Accruals and Separation Payments (2015M-357)

Released: March 18, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to evaluate the accuracy of the District’s accounting for leave time and separation payments for the period July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.


The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District is located in the Towns of Ballston, Charlton and Clifton Park in Saratoga County and the Town of Glenville in Schenectady County. The District, which operates five schools with approximately 3,100 students, is governed by an elected seven-member Board of Education. Budgeted appropriations for the 2015-16 fiscal year total approximately $62.8 million.

Key Finding

  • District officials properly accounted for employee leave accruals and made accurate separation payments.

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