New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the following school district audits have been issued.
Officials did not regularly review network user accounts and disable those that were unnecessary. In addition, the board did not have an adequate contract and separate service level agreement for information technology.
The surplus fund balance in the general fund exceeded the 4 percent statutory limit for the past three fiscal years. As of June 30, 2018, the district’s surplus fund balance was $2.15 million, which was 4.9 percent, or nearly $1.2 million, over the legal limit.
The district lacked adequate policies and procedures to ensure Medicaid claims were submitted and reimbursed for all eligible services provided. Claims were not submitted and reimbursed for 312 eligible services totaling $11,896 and service providers did not document 948 scheduled services totaling $66,695 in the special education system as provided.
The board did not establish policies to provide reasonable assurance that fuel was used for its intended purpose and properly accounted for.
The board overestimated budgeted appropriations by an average of $2.6 million (7 percent) in each of the last five years (2013-14 through 2017-18) for a combined total of almost $12.6 million.
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