Supreme Court upholds county comptroller’s audit authority over UCRRA

October 2, 2021

Daily Freeman

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“The Ulster County Charter unequivocally deputizes the comptroller’s office as the chief auditing officer to undergo this function,” the court decision stated. “This dispels several semantic arguments advanced by petitioners, namely, that the county is a separate entity than the comptroller, as the vendor agreement allows for any other persons duly authorized by the county, which the Ulster County Charter expressly does authorize the comptroller to audit for the county.”

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