Kings Park Central School District - Procurement of Professional Services (2020M-22)

Issued Date
March 06, 2020

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Audit Objective

Determine whether the Board and District officials adhered to the law and District policy when procuring professional services.

Key Finding

  • District officials did not periodically seek competition for services from five professional service providers who were paid a total of $911,795 during our audit period.

Key Recommendations

  • Comply with the District’s procurement of goods and services policy (procurement policy) when procuring professional services.
  • Consider updating the procurement policy to establish a reasonable interval for how frequently proposals should be solicited when procuring professional services.

District officials generally agreed with our recommendations and indicated they planned to initiate corrective action.