Purchasing Division Audit Program Results in over $100,000 in Refunds from Telecommunication and Utility Companies

Pomona, NY - November 24, 2017

A audit program implemented by the Purchasing Division and Troy & Banks of Buffalo, NY, who audits telecommunication and utility bills, has resulted in over $100,000 in refunds to the County, in 2017 year to date. Troy & Banks is conducting a complete and thorough review of the County's telecommunications and utility structure to determine if the County is entitled to refunds and if the County can experience savings through a reduction of unnecessary telecommunications services. To date, refunds have been received from Orange & Rockland Utilities, Verizon, and Verizon Wireless. Troy and Banks is continuing their audit, which will also include the auditing of Gross Receipts Taxes due the county and collected by telecommunications companies, as well as the County's water bills with Suez.

Welcome to the County of Rockland - Purchasing Division

The various programs which the Purchasing Division administers are vital to County government. We solicit and award County term contracts for use by county agencies and political subdivisions, handle the procurement of commodities, services, and construction used by County agencies and oversee the disposal of surplus property. These functions keep county government running smoothly.

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