1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Education
  4. Title 2: School District Organization
  5. Article 51: City School Districts of Cities With Less Than One Hundred Twenty-five Thousand Inhabitants


Section 2525 Audit of claims

Education (EDN)

1. The board of education, in considering any claim, may require any person presenting the same to be sworn before it or before any member thereof and to give testimony relative to the justness and accuracy of such claim, and may take evidence and examine witnesses under oath in respect to the claim, and for that purpose may issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses. When a claim has been finally audited by the board of education the clerk of such board shall endorse thereon or attach thereto a certificate of such audit and file the same as a public record in his or her office. When any claim has been so audited and a certificate thereof so filed, the clerk of the board of education shall draw a warrant specifying the name of the claimant, the amount allowed and the fund, function and object chargeable therewith and such other information as may be deemed necessary and essential, directed to the treasurer of the district, authorizing and directing him or her to pay to the claimant the amount allowed upon his or her claim. A copy of such warrant shall be filed in the office of the clerk.

  2. In a city school district in which the office of claims auditor has been created, the claims auditor in considering a claim, may require any person presenting the same to be sworn before him or her and to give testimony relative to the justness and accuracy of such claim, and may take evidence and examine witnesses under oath in respect to the claim, and for that purpose may issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses. When a claim has been finally audited by the claims auditor he or she shall endorse thereon or attach thereto a certificate of such audit and file the same as a public record in his or her office. When any claim has been so audited and a certificate thereof so filed, the claims auditor shall draw a warrant specifying the number of the claim, the name of the claimant, the amount allowed and the fund, function and object chargeable therewith and such other information as may be deemed necessary or essential, directed to the treasurer of the district, authorizing and directing him or her to pay to the claimant the amount allowed upon his or her claim. A copy of such warrant shall be filed in the office of the clerk.