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Five Entities Qualify for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Columbus – Recent financial audits of the following entities by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office have returned clean audit reports. Their excellent record keeping has qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

· City of Cuyahoga Falls (Summit County)

· City of Delaware (Delaware County)

· City of Mansfield (Richland County)

· City of North Canton (Stark County)

· City of Solon (Cuyahoga County)

“Good finance is important to everything government does,” Auditor Yost said. “Sound budgetary decisions depend on clean and accurate books.”

The Auditor of State Award with Distinction is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a “clean” audit report:

• The entity must file timely financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office in the form of a CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report);

• The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, Single Audit findings or questioned costs;

• The entity’s management letter contains no comments related to:

o Ethics referrals

o Questioned costs less than $10,000

o Lack of timely report submission

o Reconciliation

o Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit

o Findings for recovery less than $100

o Public meetings or public records

• No other financial or other concerns exist that involve eligible entity.

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office is responsible for auditing all public entities in Ohio. His mission is to protect Ohioans’ tax dollars while aggressively fighting fraud, waste and misuse of public money.

The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 5,900 state and local government agencies. Under the direction of Auditor Dave Yost, the office also provides financial services to local governments, investigates and prevents fraud in public agencies and promotes transparency in government.

Audit reports are released semiweekly. The following audits were released Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A full copy of each report is available online.


B.S.T. & G. Joint Fire District



Jefferson Township

Ohio Construction Academy

Ohio Public Works Commission

Richard Klapchar

Westerville School District Library


Knox County District Board of Health


Madison County-London City Health District


Village of Darbyville

The following audits were released Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.


Ohio Board of Tax Appeals


City of Chillicothe

The following audits were released Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.


Marion County

Out of State

Ohio Municipal Joint Self Insurance Pool


Village of Ashville


Union County

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.


Thompson Township


Fairfield County General Health District

Lancaster Area Community Improvement Corporation

Meals on Wheels – Older Adults Alternatives of Fairfield County


Franklin County Public Health

Sharon Township


Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority


Union Township


Multi-County Correctional Center

The following audits will be released Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.


Powell Community Infrastructure Financing Authority


Central Ohio Health Care Consortium

Pinnacle Community Infrastructure Finance Authority


Morris Township

Oct. 10


Troy Township

Village of Ashley

Village of Shawnee Hills


City of Whitehall

Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

Ohio Department of Adjutant General

Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund


Hilliar Township

Village of Danville


North Fork Joint Township Cemetery


Leesburg Township

The following audits will be released Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.


City of Bexley

Office of Loan Administration

Ohio Broadcast Educational Media Commission

Ohio Casino Control Commission

Village of Obetz

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Information for this story was provided by the Auditor of State’s office.

Information for this story was provided by the Auditor of State’s office.