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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Board of Cooperative Educational Services – Procurement (2016M-43)

Released: April 8, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to evaluate BOCES’ procurement for the period July 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015.


The Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES is an association of 15 component school districts in Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery Counties. BOCES, which delivers approximately 100 educational and administrative services to its 15 component school districts and their 15,600 students, is governed by an elected seven-member Board of Education. Budgeted appropriations for the 2015-16 fiscal year total approximately $41.4 million.

Key Finding

  • BOCES officials established effective procedures that ensured purchases complied with GML and BOCES’ purchasing policy.

Key Recommendation

  • 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