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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Annual Living Wage Report

Bilingual Living Wage Hotline Can Be Contacted at 516-571-WAGE

Comptroller Joins Labor Leaders on the Comptroller’s Office Living Wage Advisory Board to Announce Food Drive Effort

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Comptroller Schnirman Releases Follow-Up Review of Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter Audit

Follow-Up Review shows that while a majority of Comptroller’s Office recommendations appear to be in the process of implementation, a key recommendation has not been addressed.

Comptroller’s Office renews its call for the Town of Hempst...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Comptroller’s 2020 Mid-Year Financial Report Underscores Impact of COVID-19 on Budget Performance

Report outlines specific risks and opportunities accounting for unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on economically sensitive revenues, including opportunities to potentially improve outlook by $124.4 million and risks that could increase deficit to $526.8 m...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Release of Audit on Nassau Parks Nonprofit Organization

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the release of an audit of Friends of Nassau County Recreation (Friends), a nonprofit organization created to support County parks and programs.  

Friends, similar to many ...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Black Equity

Mineola, NY-Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman joined a distinguished panel of leaders for a roundtable discussion on racial equity gaps. Due to social distancing practices, the event was livestreamed via Zoom and broadcast on Facebook Live. There a...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Financial report details positive progress in Nassau County finances prior to onset of COVID-19

Nassau County, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the release of his office’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for year ended December 31, 2019. For the third year in a row, despite the challenges of CO...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Jack Schnirman Releases Analysis of COVID-19 Potential Impact on Sales Tax Revenues and Finances

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Analysis of COVID-19 Potential Impact on Sales Tax Revenues and County Finances

With current phased reopening, projections indicate a potential sales tax drop to range from 12% to 28%; projections indicate ...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Release of Report on Child Care

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the release of a report on the price and availability of child care by the Policy and Research Unit of the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office. The report, titled &ldq...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Financial Impact Analysis of COVID-19

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Financial Impact Analysis of COVID-19 on County Finances

Comptroller Organizes Effort to Gauge Local Government Financial Impact

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced th...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Release of Black Economic Equity Report Update

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the release of an updated report on Black Economic Equity by the Policy and Research Unit of the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office. Last year’s original Black ...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2020

County Comptroller Schnirman and NCPD Announce Full Recovery of $700k in Diverted Funds

MINEOLA, NY – Today, Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman joined Commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department Patrick J. Ryder to announce that an attempted cyber-attack was stopped, as well as the full recovery of more than $700,000 in County ...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Hosts Community Roundtable on Modernizing “The Deal” of Living in Nassau

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Hosts Community Roundtable on Modernizing “The Deal” of Living in Nassau County

Next report in This Is Nassau series released at roundtable discussion.

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Follow-Up Reviews of Two Separate Audits

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Follow-Up Reviews of Two Separate Audits

Reviews showed that a majority of recommendations are in process or have been implemented.

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman today relea...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Comptroller Releases Living Wage Audit That Uncovered Potential Diversion of County Funds

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Living Wage Audit That Uncovered Potential Diversion of More Than $375,000 in County Funds

Calls to Comptroller’s Office Living Wage Hotline was impetus for audit

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Nassau County Comptroller Schnirman Applauds Unanimous Passage of Sewer Equalization Fee Legislation

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Applauds Unanimous Passage of Sewer Equalization Fee Legislation

New policy created as a direct result of findings from an audit of County policy under previous administration.

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Comptroller Schnirman “Announces Receipt of $27,000 Credit from NYAW in Response to Investigation

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Receipt of $27,000 Credit from New York American Water in Response to Investigation ofIncorrect Billing 

 

MINEOLA, NY – In July 2018, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Off...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Comptroller Schnirman Launches “Resiliency Progress Tracker” on 7th Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Launches  “Resiliency Progress Tracker” on 7th Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Resource launched for municipalities in their efforts to combat climate change locally and build ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases First Look at ‘The Comptroller’s Scorecard’

EAST MEADOW, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman joined members of the Independent Audit Advisory Committee at a press conference to announce the next stage of the Open Nassau Transparency Platform—The Comptroller’s...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2019

County Comptroller and Hofstra University Host First-Ever Policy Hackathon and Innovation Awards

HEMPSTEAD, NY – The Office of the Nassau County Comptroller and Hofstra University partnered to host the first-ever Policy Hackathon and Innovation Awards at the Hofstra UniversityIdeaHub. The event included a student-led Hackathon and the prese...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2019

County Executive Curran and Comptroller Schnirman Unveil New Open Budget and Open Payroll Websites

HEMPSTEAD, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman today launched the Open Nassau Transparency Portal.

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Comptroller's Office Releases Audit of Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter

Nassau Comptroller Jack Schnirman released an audit into the finances of the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter that found the department didn’t track taxpayer and donated dollars, frequently overspent on personnel, and did not properly monitor spending.

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Comptroller’s Demographic Profile Shows Nassau County Getting Older, More Diverse

Comptroller’s Demographic Profile Shows Nassau County Getting Older, More Diverse Westbury, NY– Comptroller Jack Schnirman released a Countywide demographic profile and issue briefs that detail the changing populations specific to Nassau County.

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Living Wage Audit of Healthcare Agency Identifies $220,000 in Underpayments for 147 Employees

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman today, alongside the Nassau County Living Wage Advisory Board, released a living wage audit of home healthcare agency All Metro that found it underpaid employees more than $200,000 in 2014 and 2015.

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Report on Issues Impacting Veterans

After working with County Executive Laura Curran and the Veterans Service Agency, Comptroller Jack Schnirman released a data-analysis and report that details the top-line issues impacting the more than 50,000 veterans currently residing in Nassau County.

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

Audit Identifies Unresolved Issues with County Take Home Vehicle Policies

Nearly all the problems identified in a 2015 investigation persisted until new administration began corrective action

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Comptroller’s Audit Finds More Than $6 Million in PILOT Payments Lost

MINEOLA, NY – The Office of the Nassau County Comptroller today released an audit that uncovered more than $6 million in lost revenues owed to Nassau County.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Comptroller’s Audit Finds Nassau County Undercharged Certain Developers for Sewer Hookup Fees

MINEOLA, NY – The Office of the Nassau County Comptroller today released an audit showing that between 2013 and 2017, the County undercharged certain out-of-district developers $2.6 million for sewer hookup fees.

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Revitalization of Independent Audit Advisory Committee

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman today announced he will be reconvening the county’s Independent Audit Advisory Committee and accepting applications for new members so the group can begin its review of the county’s finances.

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