Utica, NY (WIBX) - Oneida County Comptroller Joseph Timpano has announced the formation of the New York State Elected County Comptroller's Associaton.

Timpano says NYSECCA is a non-partisan collaboration committed to protecting the integrity and independence of their oversight role in county government.

There are eight elected county comptrollers in New York.

Timpano says they want to ensure their watchdog status provides the most effective services to their constituents.