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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

City of Cortland – Financial Condition and Operational Improvements – Follow Up Audit (2010M-91F)

Released: August 24, 2012 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Review

The purpose of our review was to assess the City's progress, as of May 2012, in implementing our recommendations in the audit report released in December 2010.


The City of Cortland has approximately 18,000 residents and is located within Cortland County in central New York. The eight-member Common Council is the City's legislative branch. The adopted budget for the 2009 operating fund was $17.2 million.

Results of Review

  • Of the six audit recommendations, four recommendations were implemented, one recommendation was partially implemented, and one recommendation was not implemented.

Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

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Address: Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability
110 State Street, 12th Floor; Albany, NY 12236