In accordance with Article 16 and related New York Agriculture and Markets Law, the Fulton County Weights & Measures Department promotes equity and fairness in all consumer transactions involving weight, measure, count or pricing.
W & M certifies all calibrations on gas pumps yearly, when there is a complaint, or the pump is recalibrated.
W & M certifies all home heating oil meter on delivery trucks are accurate and the delivery ticket is correct.
W & M Randomly checks wood pellets at stores and dealers. We have a NYS Certified Scale that we use.
W & M will go to the station and check the electronic print out for water volume.
Then we have paste that we put on a wooden dip stick and stick the underground tank.
If there is water, the paste changes color, and we close the pumos until the water is removed.
The complaintive is always notified of our findings.
W & M randomly takes 12 samples each month, from different stations
They are sent to the lab and we are emailed the results.
W & M checks all credit card readers in the county as often as possible. We have keys to open all units and look for skimmers.
The safest way is to go into the store and pay.