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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Westhampton Beach Union Free School District – Claims Processing (2015M-242)

Released: November 27, 2015 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to examine the District’s claims auditing process for the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.


The Westhampton Beach Union Free School District is located in the Town of Southampton, Suffolk County. The District, which operates three schools with approximately 1,800 students, is governed by an elected seven-member Board of Education. Budgeted appropriations for the 2014-15 fiscal year were approximately $54.7 million.

Key Findings

  • District officials have established adequate controls over the claims processing function which ensure that claims are audited in a timely manner, properly supported and for legitimate District purposes.

Key Recommendations

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

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