The Elwood Union Free School District recently received the results of an official internal claims audit, conducted by the Office of the New York State Comptroller. The internal audit sought to determine whether the necessary systems and procedures were in place to assure that claims were adequately documented for the appropriate purposes and were properly audited and approved prior to payment. The Comptroller’s report commended the district, noting that district officials “implemented a well-designed system of internal controls over the claims audit process.” The Office of the State Comptroller did not make any recommendations for improvement by the district.

“I am extremely pleased with the results of our claims audit report,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert. “This positive report is a testament to strong leadership and oversight of all business operations in the district. I thank the entire business team for their attention to detail and for establishing such stringent internal procedures.”