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Glou City School District Audit Shows Recommendation Related to Student Transportation Documentation

The Gloucester City School District received one recommendation from its audit for fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. The recommendation pertained to documentation for resident student transportation. The audit revealed no other recommendations.

On page 7 of the Auditor’s Management Report on Administrative Findings, it indicates that 9 out of 102 transported students who were sampled from the District Report of Transported Resident Students (DRTRS) could not be supported by district records. In the Audit Recommendations Summary on page 4, it states that transported students on the DRTRS must be supported by district records.

At its December 13, 2016 meeting, the Gloucester City Board of Education (BOE) approved the Corrective Action Plan, which states: “Students reported as transported on the District Report of Transported Students (DRTRS) will be reconciled to District records and audited prior to final submission.” The completion date for implementation was listed as November 18, 2016, as per the Secretary’s Report from the meeting.

December 13, 2016 Secretary’s Report

SJO filed an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) Request for the Comprehensive Annual Finacial Report (CAFR) and related audit findings. The documents were provided.

The audit was performed by Bowman & Co. who also noted that there were no previous audit findings for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.

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