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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Town of Elmira – Audit Follow-Up (2015M-226-F)

Released: November 4, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf] | [read 2015 report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our review was to assess the Town’s progress, as of July 11, 2016, in implementing our recommendations in the audit report released in January 2016.


The Town of Elmira is located in Chemung County and has a population of approximately 6,940. The Town is governed by an elected five-member Town Board. Budgeted appropriations for 2013 totaled approximately $3.6 million.

Results of Review

Based on our limited procedures, it appears that the Town has not made significant progress implementing corrective action. Of the 10 audit recommendations, one recommendation was fully implemented, one recommendation was partially implemented and eight 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