state comptroller

The state comptroller told town officials that Guilderland should always verify the golf course’s calculations of driving-range fees earned.

This was a marked contrast to the state comptroller’s audit conducted three years ago, which found  that layers of accounting practices spread over several years had generated inaccurate financial records and overstated tax revenues.

Enforcement is needed to make laws and regulations work, and those who keep tabs on schools or nursing homes should not be the facilities themselves.

"At the end of the day, we've done the right thing for students," said Guilderland's business administrator as the district has used its fund balance to preserve programs, causing the comptroller to deem it "susceptible" to stress.

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