Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
Issued during the week ending March 17, 2013 [Click on the caption to access the full report]
DiNapoli: General Electric Agrees to Examine Risks from New PCB Hotspots in Hudson
General Electric Corp. has agreed to prepare an analysis of the actions required to remove recently discovered polychlorinated biphenyl contamination contaminated sediments from the Hudson River and report its findings to shareholders, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Monday. The analysis will be completed by the end of 2013. In response to the agreement, DiNapoli withdrew a shareholder resolution calling on the company to do such an evaluation.
DiNapoli and Saratoga DA Murphy: Former Fire District Treasurer Pleads Guilty to Stealing Taxpayer Funds
The former treasurer of the Charlton Fire District has admitted to embezzling $500,000 in public funds as the result of an audit and investigation by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and further investigation by Saratoga County District Attorney James A. Murphy, III and the New York State Police.
DiNapoli: Challenges Remain For New York City Budget
New York City’s budget is balanced in the current fiscal year and Mayor Bloomberg has presented a balanced preliminary budget for fiscal year 2014, but a number of issues pose significant budget risks in the years ahead, according to a report released Tuesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.
DiNapoli: Nassau County Needs to Improve Contract Process
While Nassau County is following established guidelines for approving contracts, the authorization process often misses approval deadlines, according to an audit issued Thursday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Auditors found that because of the lengthy review process vendors began working on half the contracts an average of seven weeks prior to the contract being signed by the county.
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Municipal Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Tuesday announced his office completed audits of
the Town of Columbus;
the Town of Hamlin;
the Town of Mansfield;
the Town of Otselic; and,
the Town of Pittstown.
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases School Audits
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Tuesday announced his office completed audits of:
the Pine Bush Central School District; and,
the South Glens Falls Central School District.