Brian Butry, a spokesman for New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, said results of the audit should be available by the spring. The audit includes a review of highway departments from the towns of East Hampton, Shelter Island, Southold, Brookhaven and Islip. It also includes towns in other regions of New York: Union, Salina, Pittsford, Thompson and Guilderland.
“We can confirm that the audit is under way,” Mr. Butry said in an email this week. “However, it is our general policy not to comment about the specifics of an ongoing audit.”
But East Hampton Town Chief Auditor Charlene Kagel said this week that the state had already completed its... more