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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

Audits of Local Governments and School Districts


Clinton Central School District – Payroll (2017M-252)


Released: January 26, 2018 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to determine whether employee salaries and wages were accurately paid for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

Background

The Clinton Central School District is located in the Towns of Kirkland, Marshall, New Hartford, Paris, Vernon, Westmoreland and Whitestown, in Oneida County. The District, which has approximately 1,285 students, is governed by a seven-member Board of Education. Budgeted appropriations for the 2016-17 fiscal year totaled approximately $26.8 million.

Key Findings

  • District officials accurately calculated and paid gross salaries and wages.
  • The Head Custodian did not sign custodial employees’ time records as evidence of his review of their hours worked and did not preapprove in writing overtime to be worked.

Key Recommendation

  • Ensure the Head Custodian signs time records to evidence the review of employees’ time worked and preapproves overtime hours to be worked.

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