Comptroller

The Comptroller is responsible for:

ACCOUNTING AND BUDGETING RECORDS - Maintains the Town's accounting records on all fiscal transactions. Includes bank depositories, cash and check purchase payments, payroll expenditures, note and bond principals, and interest payments.

CASH MANAGEMENT - Invests idle cash funds. Borrows for long and short terms for capital projects, e.g., general, water and sewer projects. Arranges for Serial Bond sales.

TOWN BUDGET PROCEDURE - Processes the annual budget through required phases. Works with Town department heads, the Town Board, and the Town Supervisor to create a budget for presentation to the Town Board for approval.

HUMAN RESOURCES - Administers personnel policies for three bargaining units and non-represented Town employees. Participates in contract negotiations between the Town and employee associations and monitors contract compliance. Works with Health Broker to provide cost effective employee benefit packages in accordance with bargaining unit contracts.

PURCHASING - Administers purchasing policy and monitors compliance with Town and State requirements. Makes timely payments to vendors to maximize use of Town funds.

INSURANCE - Administers Town insurance policies including general liability, property, fleet, law enforcement and crime coverage. Periodically reviews policies and obtains competitive proposals to ensure the most comprehensive coverage and best value is obtained.

INFORMATION SERVICES - Manages the third-party vendors which operate the Town's computer network and phone systems.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jason Cuthbert Comptroller (518) 688-1206
Jeffrey Prescott Deputy Comptroller (518) 688-1261