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Audits of Local Governments and School Districts

Morristown Central School District – Claims Audit Process (2016M-257)

Released: September 16, 2016 -- [read complete report - pdf]

Purpose of Audit

The purpose of our audit was to examine the District’s claims audit process for the period July 1, 2014 through March 31, 2016.


The Morristown Central School District is located in the Towns of Morristown, Hammond, Oswegatchie, Macomb and DePeyster in St. Lawrence County. The District, which operates one school with approximately 320 students, is governed by an elected seven-member Board of Education. Budgeted appropriations for the 2015-16 fiscal year totaled approximately $10.3 million.

Key Finding

  • District officials have established adequate procedures over the claims processing function to ensure that claims are adequately documented and supported, are for appropriate purposes and are audited and approved prior to payment.

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