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LAKE GEORGE | The state Comptroller’s Office chided the Lake George Central School District in an audit last month for failing to provide sufficient evidence that purchases made with tax dollars were competitively bid. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is ready with a preliminary 2019 budget that sits about $75,000 below the allowed 2.68 percent tax levy increase cap. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the holiday season ramps into high gear, authorities are urging consumers to be wary of gift card scams. more

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SCHUYLER FALLS | After nearly a decade of paying down residents’ taxes with money from the town’s reserves, Schuyler Falls is running out of cash. more

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ESSEX | The Town of Essex 2019 tax levy, minus fire district costs, is projected to be $700,634, a number approximately $13,000 less than current year spending. more

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SCHROON LAKE | Town hall expansion ran over by nearly $100,000 state says. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County has moved from having “no designation” of fiscal stress to being “susceptible to fiscal stress,” according to a new report from the state Comptroller’s Office. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh has garnered a “moderate fiscal stress” designation from the state Comptroller’s Office. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh City School District has been directed by the state Comptroller’s Office to step up the amount of physical education (PE) time its students receive on a weekly basis. more

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PLATTSBURGH | City of Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read has released his budget proposal for the 2019 fiscal year. more

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QUEENSBURY | The Warren County Board of Supervisors answered an appeal by County Treasurer Mike Swan to hire an additional employee to help his office keep track of occupancy tax payments. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County officials were recently cited by the state comptroller’s office for failing to accurately disburse employee separation pay, an audit released this month revealed. more

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SARANAC LAKE | The New York State Comptrollers Office unveiled the results of their audit of the Saranac Lake Central School District, stating fund balances were too high, as were estimated revenues. more

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BEEKMANTOWN | The Town of Beekmantown has been faulted in an audit by the state Comptroller’s Office for failing to procure goods in accordance with mandated competitive bidding requirements — including $40,387 to purchase a new 2017 pickup truck. more

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CHESTERTOWN | “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” more

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CHESTERTOWN | The state comptroller’s office released an audit of the North Warren School District budget on Jan. 12 faulting the school district for putting too much money into its surplus fund, and appropriating too much money in some areas. more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Central School District officials are making corrections after a state audit pointed out that some school clubs weren’t collecting sales tax for fundraiser sales. more

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DANNEMORA | The Town of Dannemora has been knocked in an audit by the state Comptroller’s Office for improper accounting. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A report by the state Comptroller’s Office has revealed local governments hemorrhage millions in revenue from flaws in municipal water systems, including water loss, inaccurate meters and improper billing. more

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ALBANY | New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli is urging New Yorkers to read the fine print on gift cards this holiday season for details about fees and expiration dates. more

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