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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Columbia County – Procurement (2017M-249)


Released: February 2, 2018 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to determine whether the County procured goods and services in accordance with General Municipal Law and the County’s procurement policy for the period January 1, 2016 through July 17, 2017.

Background

Columbia County is governed by a Board consisting of 18 Town Supervisors and five Hudson City Supervisors. Budgeted appropriations for 2017 totaled approximately $142.4 million.

Noteworthy Achievements

  • The County has adopted a procurement policy that includes the bidding requirements of GML and includes procedures for procuring goods and services that GML does not require to be competitively bid.
  • The County procured goods and services in accordance with GML and the County’s procurement policy.

Key Recommendations

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

Local Government and School Accountability Contact Information:

Phone: (518) 474-4037; Email: localgov@osc.state.ny.us
Address: Office of the State Comptroller, Division of Local Government and School Accountability
110 State Street, 12th Floor; Albany, NY 12236