All Press Releases

21
Jul
City of Wellston Released from Fiscal Emergency After Almost 8 Years

Auditor of State Dave Yost today announced that the City of Wellston (Jackson County) has achieved financial stability after spending nearly eight years in fiscal emergency.

20
Jul
Statement from Auditor Yost on Passing of Former U.S. Rep. Ralph S. Regula

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s statement on the passing of former U.S. Rep. Ralph S. Regula.

20
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Jul
City of Moraine and City of Springboro Qualify for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

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.

19
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 20

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 20, 2017.

18
Jul
Monroe Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Monroe Township (Perry County) on the “unauditable” list.

18
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Hancock County Metropolitan Housing Authority received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

18
Jul
City of Rossford Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Rossford (Wood County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

14
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

14
Jul
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

14
Jul
Stark Area Regional Transit Authority qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (Stark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

12
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 13

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 13, 2017.

11
Jul
Medicaid Examination Cites Unsupported Services, Lapse in First Aid Certification

A Medicaid provider in Cuyahoga County is on the hook for nearly $50,000 after state auditors discovered she billed the state for almost 150 aide services that could not be substantiated.

11
Jul
Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

11
Jul
City of Lakewood qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Lakewood (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

11
Jul
Laketran qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Laketran (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The agency’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

11
Jul
Columbus Metropolitan Library qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Columbus Metropolitan Library (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

11
Jul
City of Painesville qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Painesville (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

11
Jul
City of Sidney qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Sidney (Shelby County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

11
Jul
City of Centerville qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Centerville (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

11
Jul
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

11
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

10
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 11

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

06
Jul
Medicaid Provider Owes $74K for Unqualified Employees, Documentation Errors

Several employees of a Medicaid provider in Meigs County administered home health aide services even though they had no first aid certification, according to a report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  

06
Jul
Search Warrants Executed in Ongoing Youngstown Investigation

Search warrants were executed at four locations in the Youngstown area as part of an ongoing investigation.

06
Jul
After 3.5 Years, Village of Edgerton Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor Yost today released the Village of Edgerton (Williams County) from fiscal emergency, a status it held for more than three and a half years.

06
Jul
City of Grandview Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Grandview Heights (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Jul
Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The commission’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Jul
City of Louisville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Louisville (Stark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Jul
City of Norton Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Norton (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Jul
City of Montgomery Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Montgomery (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

06
Jul
City of Oxford Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Oxford (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 6

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 6, 2017. 

01
Jul
Feasibility Studies Offer Foresight to Governments Interested in Collaboration

By Dave Yost, Ohio Auditor of State

Governments face a seemingly endless stream of challenging decisions. Unfortunately, we don’t have the luxury of a fortune-teller – at least a legitimate one – to foresee the outcomes of our choices before we make them.  

30
Jun
ECOT Stops Advertising; Yost Continues Legal Efforts to Prevent Online School from Using Tax Dollars for Politicking

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) notified Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office today that it was complying with Yost’s cease and desist order and had pulled its political advertising aimed at swaying the legislature and Ohio Department of Education.

29
Jun
Performance Audit Finds Department of Health Can Increase Efficiency and Streamline Process

Changes Could Save $1.1 Million for Taxpayers, Funeral Directors and Registrars

Using data driven decision-making, the Ohio Department of Health can protect vulnerable populations in the state’s nursing homes and related long-term care facilities more efficiently, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

29
Jun
Yost Pursues Order Blocking ECOT From Spending Tax Dollars On ‘Political’ Advertising

Auditor of State Dave Yost today requested the assistance of the Attorney General’s office in seeking a legal order prohibiting the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) from using tax dollars to pay for advertising aimed at swaying the legislature and Ohio Department of Education.

29
Jun
Great Parks of Hamilton County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Great Parks of Hamilton County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The park district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Jun
City of Mentor Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Mentor (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Jun
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 29

Audit reports are released semiweekly. The following audits will be released Thursday, June 29, 2017. 

28
Jun
Auditor Yost Issues Statement on Passage of H.B. 103

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor Dave Yost regarding the passage of House Bill 103. The legislation makes numerous changes to the membership of financial planning and supervision commissions, which assist local governments in escaping from fiscal emergency. 

27
Jun
Former Bookkeeper Owes Nearly $18K for Delays, Missing Revenue

A former bookkeeper who was perpetually sluggish in fulfilling her duties owes Jersey Township (Licking County) nearly $18,000, according to a state audit released today.

27
Jun
Consolidations Could Earn Department of Agriculture $500,000 Annually, Performance Audit Finds

The Ohio Department of Agriculture could earn nearly $500,000 in additional revenue each year by consolidating office and laboratory space and renting out the surplus, based on recommendations of a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

27
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

27
Jun
Lucas County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Lucas County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 27

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

22
Jun
Late Payments, Alcohol Purchases Cost Village of Wellsville $19,176

Two former Village of Wellsville (Columbiana County) fiscal officers racked up more than $19,000 in penalties and interest by failing to make payments on time during 2014 and 2015.

22
Jun
Village of Mount Sterling Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today placed the Village of Mount Sterling (Madison County) in a state of fiscal emergency due to substantial deficit fund balances.

22
Jun
Late Payments Cost Fire District $5,347 in Penalties, Interest

The Newton Falls Joint Fire District (Trumbull County) was fined $5,347 from 2014 through 2015 for making late payments to the state, IRS and Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

22
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Jun
Clermont County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Clermont County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Jun
City of Hilliard Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Hilliard (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Jun
City of Columbus Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Columbus (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Jun
Columbus Regional Airport Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The airport authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.


22
Jun
City of Tallmadge Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Tallmadge (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

21
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 22

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 22, 2017. 

20
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Jun
Lake Metroparks Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lake Metroparks (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The park district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Jun
The City of Strongsville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Strongsville (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Jun
City of Willoughby Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Willoughby (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

19
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 20

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

16
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Audit of Ohio Department of Education’s Disciplinary Process

Auditor of State Dave Yost has directed auditors to review how the Ohio Department of Education handles disciplinary complaints following an internal review showing more than half of those people identified in a 2012 Columbus City Schools data scrubbing scandal had not been disciplined.

15
Jun
City of Brunswick Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brunswick (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

15
Jun
City of Vandalia Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Vandalia (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

14
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 15

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 15, 2017.

13
Jun
Health Insurance Opt-out Payments Exceeded Allowable Rates at Liberty Township

Liberty Township (Delaware County) improperly paid a combined $12,447 in health insurance opt-out payments to three employees, state auditors found. 

13
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Jun
Central Ohio Transit Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The transit authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jun
Mecca Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Mecca Township (Trumbull County) on the "unauditable" list.

12
Jun
Paulding County Agricultural Society Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Paulding County Agricultural Society on the "unauditable" list.

12
Jun
Village of Martinsville Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Martinsville (Clinton County) on the "unauditable" list.

12
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 13

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 13, 2017. 

08
Jun
Audit Finds Former Leetonia Police Chief Managed Secret Village Bank Accounts

A former Village of Leetonia (Columbiana County) police chief managed two secret bank accounts from which he paid himself more than $14,000, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  

08
Jun
Former Village of Aberdeen Fiscal Officer Indicted for Theft

The former fiscal officer of the Village of Aberdeen (Brown County) has been indicted for theft in office stemming from money he allegedly stole from village utility, income tax and copying payments. 

08
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 8

Audit reports are released semiweekly. The following audits will be released Thursday, June 8, 2017.

06
Jun
Elementary School Secretary Held Accountable For Missing Funds

State auditors issued a $557 finding for recovery against an elementary school secretary for library fines and student fees that went missing during 2016. 

06
Jun
Performance Audit Recommends $1 Million in Savings to Help City of Portsmouth

The City of Portsmouth (Scioto County) could see annual savings of nearly $374,000 and claim one-time benefits of $639,000 based on recommendations of a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

06
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

06
Jun
City of Brecksville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brecksville (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Jun
Tri-Cities North Regional Wastewater Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Tri-Cities North Regional Wastewater Authority (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 6

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

01
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

31
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 1

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 1, 2017.

30
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 30

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

25
May
Special Audit Uncovers Abuse, Misspending at Lawrence County ESC

A special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost cites more than $300,000 in findings for misuse of public funds at the Lawrence County Educational Service Center (ESC).

25
May
Shuttered Columbus Charter School Owes State $340,770

A charter school shut down by its sponsor in 2015 has yet to repay any of the $340,770 it owes to the state, according to a closeout audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

25
May
Performance Audit Recommends $4.6 Million In Savings For Delaware City School District

The Delaware City School District (Delaware County) could save nearly $4.6 million based on recommendations of a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

25
May
Village of Yorkville Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Yorkville (Jefferson County) on the “unauditable” list.

25
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

25
May
City of Powell Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Powell (Delaware County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

24
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 25

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 25, 2017.

23
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
May
City of Kettering Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Kettering (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 23

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

18
May
Audit Finds City of Girard Paid Sales Tax in Error

The City of Girard (Trumbull County) paid a vendor $1,259 in sales tax even though the city is exempt from such taxes, state auditors found.

18
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 18

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 18, 2017.

16
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 16

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

16
May
Former Smithfield Employee Owes an Additional $18,126

The amount of misspent tax dollars continues to climb at the Village of Smithfield (Jefferson County), where the latest financial review by the state found a former employee overpaid herself by $18,126.

16
May
Lack of Documentation Leads to $672 in Findings at Greenville Public Library

The Greenville Public Library (Darke County) did not maintain proper supporting documentation for $672 spent during 2015 and 2016, state auditors found.

16
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

12
May
Bogus Checks Use Name of Auditor, Account of County Treasurer

Forged Checks Purport to be from State Auditor’s Account

State and local authorities are investigating the cashing of three forged checks appearing to be from an account controlled by the Auditor of State’s office. 

11
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 11

Audit reports are released semiweekly. The following audits will be released Thursday, May 11, 2017.

09
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

04
May
Nearly $43K in Findings Issued in 2013 Audit of Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy

2014 Audit Shows Significant Improvement with No Findings for Recovery

The 2013 state audit of the Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy released today cites $42,967 in misspent tax dollars, raising the total amount identified at the charter school to more than $700,000 since 2007.

04
May
Audit Identifies $4,745 in Overpayments, Unsupported Checks at Central Ohio Charter School

A financial audit of a Columbus charter school cited seven individuals for $4,745 in improper payments and discovered a possible ethics violation.

04
May
Unpaid Employee Taxes Lead to $7,355 in Penalties, Interest at Joint Fire District

A former fiscal officer racked up $7,355 in penalties and interest by failing to pay employee taxes for seven years, according to an audit of the Clinton-Highland Joint Fire District (Clinton County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

04
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
May
Former Treasurer Repays Funds Swindled From Agricultural Society

A former treasurer who paid scammers $60,491 with Madison County Agricultural Society funds finished repaying the entity in March, according to a report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

04
May
Jersey Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Jersey Township (Licking County) on the “unauditable” list.

04
May
Village of Macksburg Financial Records “Unauditable”

A lack of financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Macksburg (Washington County) on the “unauditable” list.

03
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 4

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 4, 2017.

27
Apr
Statement from Auditor Yost on Release of Central State University From Fiscal Watch

Auditor of State Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding the release of Central State University (Greene County) from fiscal watch by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

27
Apr
City of Massillon Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the City of Massillon (Stark County) from fiscal emergency, a status it held for more than three years.

24
Apr
Former Board of Elections Director Enters Guilty Plea

Former Franklin County Board of Elections Director William A. Anthony Jr. today pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree felony count of securing writings by deception.

19
Apr
Auditor Yost to Discuss Perkins Local School District Performance Audit, District Cost-Cutting

Auditor of State Dave Yost is scheduled to visit the Perkins Local School District in Erie County today to note the progress district officials have made to head off projected operating deficits and to mark the release of a performance audit recommending $1.7 million in additional spending reductions to augment the district’s own stringent efforts.

18
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Apr
Former Mt. Sterling Mayor, Village Staff Member Are Indicted on Theft Counts

A former mayor and the current administrative assistant of the Village of Mt. Sterling were indicted by the Madison County grand jury on a variety of theft counts, following an investigation by local law enforcement and the Ohio Auditor of State.

17
Apr
Bellaire Local School District to Receive First Shared Services Feasibility Study

Efficiency-Boosting Studies are Outgrowth of House Bill 5

Auditor of State Dave Yost today approved the Bellaire Local School District (Belmont County) to receive the first shared services feasibility study conducted by his office.

17
Apr
Bellaire Local School District Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Bellaire Local School District (Belmont County) from fiscal emergency, a status it held for more than seven years.

17
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

13
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Apr
Hudson City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Hudson City School District (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Apr
Twinsburg City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Twinsburg City School District (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Apr
New Bulletin to Bring Additional Clarity to AG Opinion on Health Insurance Reimbursement

By the Auditor of State’s Office

One of the more common findings in township financial audits relates to the improper reimbursement of out-of-pocket health care costs. 

12
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 13

Audit reports are released semiweekly. The following audits will be released Thursday, April 13, 2017.

11
Apr
Treasurer’s Failure to Pay Employee Taxes Leads to $15,907 in Penalties, Interest

The Mahoning Valley Regional Council of Government (Mahoning County) was charged $15,907 in late fees, penalties and interest for failing to pay withheld income taxes and pension contributions during 2014 and 2015, state auditors found.

11
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 11

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

06
Apr
Medicaid Examination Finds $378,068 in Overpayments to Riverside Local School District

The Riverside Local School District’s (Lake County) former billing company erroneously doubled the amount of Medicaid services it billed to the state, contributing to $378,068 in overpayments to the district.

06
Apr
State Auditors Find $36,676 in Medicaid Overpayments to Provider in Clark County

A Medicaid examination by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office found a provider in Clark County was overpaid by $36,676 from 2012 through 2014.

06
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

06
Apr
Stow-Munroe Falls City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 6

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 6, 2017. 

04
Apr
Former Village of Smithfield Employees Owe $43,479

A group of former Smithfield (Jefferson County) employees owe the village $43,479, according to a report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

04
Apr
Former Athletic Director Owes Talawanda Schools $5,750 for Missing Ticket Funds

A former athletic director owes the Talawanda City School District (Butler County) $5,750 for ticket revenue and change funds that went missing, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Apr
Financial Audit Discovers Pike County Child-Support Payments Missing

State auditors today issued a finding for recovery against an employee of Pike County Jobs and Family Services after determining that child-support payments totaling $1,280 were handled improperly.

04
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Apr
Statement from Auditor Yost on Pending Release of Owens State Community College from Fiscal Watch

Auditor of State Dave Yost today issued the following statement regarding the pending release of Owens State Community College from fiscal watch by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

03
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 4

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 4, 2017. 

30
Mar
Performance Audit Recommends Millions in Savings for Parma City School District

State auditors today offered $6 million in savings recommendations to help the Parma City School District (Cuyahoga County) alleviate its financial stress. 

30
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Mar
Southern Hills Joint Vocational School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Southern Hills Joint Vocational School District (Brown County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Mar
Lakota Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lakota Local School District (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Mar
Oak Hills Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Oak Hills Local School District (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Mar
Little Miami Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Little Miami Local School District (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 30

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 30 2017. 

28
Mar
Former Secretary Bought TV, Groceries with Agricultural Society Credit Card

A former secretary used the Wyandot County Agricultural Society’s credit card to purchase $2,786 in personal items including purses, groceries and a TV.

28
Mar
Audit Finds Unauthorized, Unsupported Payments at Village of Port Jefferson

The Village of Port Jefferson (Shelby County) paid a part-time employee $1,500 in unauthorized wages over a span of two years, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

27
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 28

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 28 2017.

23
Mar
Auditor Yost announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

22
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 23

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 23 2017.

21
Mar
Fraud, Illegal Spending Uncovered at Correctional Facility in Southern Ohio

Fraud and misuse of public funds plagued a southern Ohio correctional facility, where state auditors and investigators found employees forged receipts, stole property and illegally spent thousands of tax dollars across the country on liquor, hotels and a strip club.

21
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March. 21

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 21 2017. 

17
Mar
Former Mt. Sterling Official Pleads Guilty to Falsification

Victoria L. Sheets, the former bookkeeper in the Madison County village of Mt. Sterling, pleaded guilty today to falsification for assisting a village administrator to obtain his pension benefits early. 

17
Mar
Auditor Yost to Hold Cyber Fraud Prevention Training in Eight Ohio Communities

With cyberattacks on governments increasing, Auditor Dave Yost today announced a series of training seminars to help local government leaders in Ohio combat cyberattacks. Already, more than 560 local officials have registered for the free training.

16
Mar
Auditor Yost announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

15
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 16

Audit reports are released semi-weekly. The following audits will be released Thursday, March 16 2017

14
Mar
Auditor Yost announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

14
Mar
New Boston Local School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the New Boston Local School District (Scioto County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

14
Mar
North Olmsted City School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the North Olmsted City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

14
Mar
Audit Cites Incomplete Documentation for $12,388 in Stipends at ESC of Central Ohio

Six board members at the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Central Ohio failed to provide complete documentation to support their spending of stipends, state auditors found. 

13
Mar
Auditors Issued 414 Citations for Public Records Violations in 2016

State auditors issued 414 public records-related citations to 357 public entities in calendar year 2016, Auditor of State Dave Yost announced today, the first day of Sunshine Week.

13
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 14

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 14 2017.

09
Mar
ECOT Audit Findings Prompt Statewide Review of E-School Data Capabilities

State auditors found the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow did not have adequate systems in place to capture the specific amount of time students spent engaged in learning, a finding that constitutes a material weakness in the online charter school’s financial controls. 

09
Mar
Village of Blanchester Audit Finds Unsupported, Improper Expenditures

An audit of the Village of Blanchester (Clinton County) uncovered $3,411 in credit card purchases from 2013 and 2014 that lacked supporting documentation or did not serve a proper public purpose.

09
Mar
Woodmore Schools Overpaid Three Employees in Error

The Woodmore Local School District (Sandusky County) mistakenly overpaid three employees by a combined $3,411, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  

09
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Mar
Rocky River City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Rocky River City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Mar
Auditor Yost Seeks Improvements to Credit, Debit Card Laws

By the Auditor of State’s Office

Combing through heaps of local government bank records, auditors over the years have uncovered credit and debit card charges for lavish trips, jewelry and a whole lot of alcohol – all at the expense of Ohio’s taxpayers.

08
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 9

 The following audits will be released Thursday, March 9,  2017.

07
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Mar
Worthington City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Worthington City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

07
Mar
Streetsboro City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Streetsboro City School District (Portage County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

07
Mar
East Knox Local School District Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the East Knox Local School District (Knox County) from fiscal emergency, a status it held for more than two years.

06
Mar
Former Mt. Sterling Village Administrator Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

Former Mt. Sterling Village Administrator Joseph A. Johnson today was sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing from his Madison County community. Johnson was indicted in July on 30 counts stemming from his misuse of village credit cards to purchase vehicles, automotive equipment and other miscellaneous items.

06
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 7

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 7,  2017.

02
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Mar
West Geauga Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the West Geauga Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 2

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Feb. 28,  2017. 

28
Feb
Streamlining Operations Could Save Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati $1.9 Million

The sewer district that serves the greater Cincinnati area could trim costs by $1.9 million without impacting services to citizens, according to a performance audit released today that showed some of the district’s costs are higher than its peers.

28
Feb
State of Ohio Single Audit Released

The annual review of the state’s federal financial assistance programs for FY 2016 was released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

28
Feb
Auditor of State’s Office Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Auditor of State’s office received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2016 fiscal year end Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

28
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

28
Feb
New Albany-Plain Local School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the New Albany-Plain Local School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Feb
Toledo City School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Toledo City School District (Lucas County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Feb
Athens City School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Athens City School District (Athens County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Feb
Miamisburg City School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Miamisburg City School District (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Feb. 28

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Feb. 28,  2017.

23
Feb
Southwest Ohio School Districts Paid Combined $28,569 to Substitute Who Wasn’t Certified

Two neighboring school districts hired a substitute educational aide who never obtained required certification for the positions, according to audits released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

23
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, Feb. 23

The following audits will be released Thursday, Feb. 23,  2017.

21
Feb
Medicaid Examination Finds Nearly $200,000 in Overpayments to Transportation Company

Unqualified drivers provided dozens of transportation services for a Medicaid company based in Scioto County, contributing to nearly $200,000 in overpayments from the state, auditors found.

21
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

21
Feb
Big Walnut Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Big Walnut Local School District (Delaware County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Feb. 21

The following audits will be released Thursday, Feb. 21, 2017. 

16
Feb
Northeast Ohio Medicaid Providers Owe More than $1 Million

Examinations of four northeast Ohio Medicaid providers identified more than $1 million in overpayments this week, according to reports released by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

16
Feb
City of Huron Overpayment Amount Doubles After Improper Pay Rates Aren’t Corrected

For the second year in a row, the City of Huron (Erie County) paid three council members at rates they received illegally, raising the amount they owe to $39,600.

16
Feb
Cincinnati Charter School Audit Identifies $1,331 Double Payment

A charter school in Cincinnati issued a duplicate payment to an employee who reported the initial check lost; however both checks were cashed, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

16
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Feb
Findlay City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Findlay City School District (Hancock County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Feb
Sycamore Community City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Sycamore Community City School District (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

15
Feb
Updated ‘Fiscal Physical’ Shows Fayette County Not in High Stress

Updated financial data for Fayette County shows the entity is not in high fiscal stress. The recently-released Financial Health Indicators tool identified Fayette as one of 16 cities and/or counties that had the characteristics of highly stressed entities. 

15
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, Feb. 16

 The following audits will be released Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. 

14
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

14
Feb
Canal Winchester Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Canal Winchester Local School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

14
Feb
Keystone Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Keystone Local School District (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Feb. 14

 The following audits will be released Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.

09
Feb
Jefferson Township Local School District Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Jefferson Township Local School District (Montgomery County) on the “unauditable” list.

09
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Feb
Heath City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Heath City School District (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

08
Feb
Auditor Yost, legislators announce legislation to curb fraud in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

In an effort to curb fraud in Ohio’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Auditor of State Dave Yost, Rep. Tim Schaffer and Sen. Matt Huffman announced new  legislation to require photos of many recipients on the state’s SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards.

08
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, Feb. 9

The following audits will be released Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

07
Feb
Former Fairfield County Treasurer’s Office Employee Pleads Guilty on Charges Related to Theft

Former Fairfield County Treasurer’s Office employee Christina Fox pleaded guilty this morning to first-degree misdemeanor counts of attempted theft in office and receiving improper compensation. 

07
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

06
Feb
Village of Woodlawn Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete bank reconciliations and financial records, including a lack of financial statements, prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Woodlawn (Hamilton County) on the “unauditable” list.

06
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Feb. 7

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

02
Feb
Audit of Dayton City Schools Issues $6,593 Finding Against Travel Company

A travel company did not promptly refund the Dayton City School District (Montgomery County) for a $6,593 field trip overpayment, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

02
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Manchester Local School District (Adams County) has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

01
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, Feb. 2

The following audits will be released Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

31
Jan
Former Columbus Charter School Employees Owe $4,119

A payroll error caused two employees to receive a combined $4,119 in overpayments after they resigned from a now-closed Columbus charter school, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

31
Jan
Audit Identifies $7,183 in Overpayments at Village of Walbridge

The Village of Walbridge (Wood County) overpaid five employees by a total of $7,183 in 2014, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

31
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

31
Jan
Greater Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Greater Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The bureau’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

31
Jan
Beachwood City School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Beachwood City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

31
Jan
Princeton City School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Princeton City School District (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

31
Jan
Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Jan. 31

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

25
Jan
Auditor Yost Releases New ‘Fiscal Physical’ Tool to Help Cities and Counties Avoid Fiscal Stress

Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost today released a new tool to help cities and counties better assess their financial health and make informed budgetary decisions to avoid potential future fiscal stress.

25
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, Jan. 26

The following audits will be released Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.

24
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
Jan
Shaker Heights City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Shaker Heights City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

24
Jan
Gahanna-Jefferson City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Gahanna-Jefferson City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Jan. 24

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.

19
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

19
Jan
Kettering City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Kettering City School District (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

19
Jan
Westerville City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Westerville City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

18
Jan
Statement from Auditor Yost Regarding Report on Implementation of Charter School Reforms

Auditor of State Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s new report on the implementation of Ohio charter school reforms.

18
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, Jan. 19

 The following audits will be released Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.

17
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Jan
Highland Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Highland Local School District (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Jan
Beavercreek City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Beavercreek City School District (Greene County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Jan
Summit County Educational Service Center Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Summit County Educational Service Center by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The center’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Jan
Fairview Park City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Fairview Park City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Jan
Mentor Exempted Village School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mentor Exempted Village School District (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Jan. 17

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

12
Jan
Guyan Township unknowingly paid cell phone bills for former trustee’s wife

A former Guyan Township (Gallia County) trustee duped the township into paying his wife’s cell phone bills, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

11
Jan
Hamilton Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Hamilton Township (Lawrence County) on the “unauditable” list.

11
Jan
Defiance County Regional Airport Authority Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Defiance County Regional Airport Authority on the “unauditable” list.

11
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, Jan. 12

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

10
Jan
Goshen Township officials accepted in-term pay increases

A Goshen Township (Tuscarawas County) trustee and former fiscal officer violated state law by accepting in-term pay increases through a health benefits program, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

10
Jan
Performance audit: Facility optimization could reward BWC with $2.5 million boost

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) could realize a $2.5 million positive financial impact through facility optimization, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

10
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Jan
Springfield Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Springfield Local School District (Lucas County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
Jan
Greeneville City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Greenville City School District (Darke County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
Jan
Sandusky City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Sandusky City School District (Erie County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
Jan
Butler County Technology & Career Development School qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Butler County Technology and Career Development Schools (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
Jan
Springfield City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Springfield City School District (Clark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
Jan
Mayfield City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mayfield City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

“Accurate bookkeeping enables school districts to focus on their chief duty – education,” Auditor Yost said. “The school district’s clean audit demonstrates its commitment to both its students and taxpayers.”

10
Jan
Berea City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Berea City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Jan. 10

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

05
Jan
Mason City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mason City School District (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Jan
Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The institute’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

04
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, Jan. 5

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

29
Dec
Harrison County audit issues findings for stolen petty cash

A former Harrison County deputy auditor who in September pleaded guilty to theft in office owes the county $7,690, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

29
Dec
Medicaid provider lacked documentation to support $157,109 in reimbursements

A Medicaid provider based in Scioto County failed to submit any documentation to support $157,109 in reimbursements she received from the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM), according to a report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

29
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

29
Dec
Olentangy Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Olentangy School District (Delaware County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Dec
Western Brown Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Western Brown Local School District (Brown County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, Dec. 29

The following audits will be released Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016.

27
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

27
Dec
Lancaster City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lancaster City School District (Fairfield County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Dec
Granville Exempted Village School District qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Granville Exempted Village School District (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Dec. 27

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.

22
Dec
Findings, questioned costs exceed $1 million in audit of closed charter school

State auditors cited more than $1 million in overpayments, unsupported spending and questioned costs in the closeout audit of a shuttered Columbus charter school released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  

21
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, Dec. 22

The following audits will be released Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016.

20
Dec
Lincoln Heights covered police officer’s payments months after he stepped down

The Village of Lincoln Heights (Hamilton County) made $1,330 in child support and legal payments on behalf of a police officer who was no longer employed by the village, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

20
Dec
Mansfield City School District released from fiscal emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Mansfield City School District (Richland County) from fiscal emergency, a status it held for three years. 

20
Dec
JobsOhio Compliance and Control Engagement Posted to Auditor of State’s Website

The fiscal year 2016 compliance and control engagement of JobsOhio has been completed by Deloitte & Touche LLP.

19
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Dec. 20

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.

15
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

15
Dec
Hilliard City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Hilliard City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

14
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, Dec. 15

The following audits will be released Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016.

14
Dec
Wood County Prosecutor Paul Dobson Receives Ohio Auditor’s First-Annual Public Integrity Award

Wood County Prosecutor Paul Dobson is the recipient of the Auditor of State’s first-annual Public Integrity Award for an Ohio prosecutor. The award recognizes a sheriff and a prosecutor for their cooperation and contributions to the Auditor’s office. 

13
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Dec
Buckeye Lake School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Buckeye Lake School District (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Dec
Lancaster Mayor Kuhn pleads guilty on charges related to failure to file tax returns

Lancaster Mayor Brian S. Kuhn today agreed to have his license as a certified public accountant revoked and plead guilty to two counts of attempted failure to file state tax returns for the years 2013 and 2014.

12
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Dec. 13

 The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

09
Dec
Higher Education Efficiency Bill Approved by General Assembly

Legislation granting the Auditor of State’s office authority to conduct performance audits of higher education institutions passed through the Ohio House of Representatives today and awaits Gov. John Kasich’s signature. It received Senate approval on Wednesday. 

09
Dec
Auditor Yost applauds new requirement to review Ohio’s Educational Service Centers

Auditor of State Dave Yost issued this statement following the approval of language requiring his office to conduct a comprehensive performance audit of the state’s 52 Educational Service Centers (ESCs).

08
Dec
Statement from Auditor Dave Yost on passing of Sen. John Glenn

Despite his enormous achievements, Sen. Glenn remained humble

Auditor Dave Yost issued the following statement following the passing of former U.S. Senator and astronaut John Glenn, who died today at the age of 95.

08
Dec
Overpayments Highlight Need to Monitor Compensation Rates

By the Auditor of State’s Office

The Auditor of State’s office identified thousands of dollars in overpayments this past year to township fiscal officers and trustees whose pay exceeded the rates permitted by state law.

07
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 8

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 8, 2016.

06
Dec
Cincinnati City Schools Overpaid 561 Employees by Combined $413,449

The Cincinnati City School District (Hamilton County) erroneously overpaid 561 employees by a combined $413,449 in 2014, two-thirds of which has been returned to the district, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

05
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Dec. 6

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.

01
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Crawford County Metropolitan Housing Authority received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

30
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 1

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 1, 2016

29
Nov
Medicaid Transportation Company Owes State $186,555

A Medicaid transportation company based in Lucas County billed the state for hundreds of services that lacked proper supporting documentation, according to a Medicaid examination released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

29
Nov
Darby Township Administrators Overpaid by $12,850

Darby Township (Union County) overpaid its fiscal officer and three trustees by a combined $12,850 over a span of two years, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

29
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

28
Nov
Auditor Yost Releases Special Report on Open Enrollment

Open enrollment can boost a school district’s revenue if managed carefully but may result in a financial loss if associated costs and policy decisions are overlooked, Auditor Yost said in a special report released today.

28
Nov
Charter school operator sent to prison for taking funds earmarked for start-up school

A Columbus woman who took $88,750 earmarked to start a charter school in Powell was sentenced to three years in prison today by Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge Everett H. Krueger. 

28
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Nov. 29

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

23
Nov
Madison County Sheriff James Sabin Receives Ohio Auditor’s First-Annual Public Integrity Award

James P. Sabin, Sheriff of Madison County is the recipient of the first-annual Public Integrity Award from the State of Ohio Auditor’s Office. The award recognizes a sheriff and a prosecutor for their cooperation and contributions to the Auditor’s office.

23
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Nov
Integrity Ambulance Service, LLC Owes State $478,094

More than $448,000 in improper Medicaid payments have been made to Integrity Ambulance Service, LLC (Darke County) as a result of transportation services being provided without proper authorization, according to an examination released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

21
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, November 22

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 22, 2016.

17
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the City of Perrysburg (Wood County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

16
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 17

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 17, 2016.

15
Nov
Village of Wellsville Placed in Fiscal Emergency for Third Time

Auditor of State Dave Yost today placed the Village of Wellsville (Columbiana County) in a state of fiscal emergency for its third time, the most for any local government since the designation was created in 1979.  

15
Nov
Rossford Transportation Improvement District Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Rossford Transportation Improvement District (Wood County) on the “unauditable” list.

15
Nov
Village of Corning Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and unsupported bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Corning (Perry County) on the “unauditable” list.

15
Nov
Auditor Yost Statement on 56-count Indictment of Former Niles Mayor Ralph A. Infante

The following statement can be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding the indictment of former Niles Mayor Ralph A. Infante, who was indicted on 56 counts today: 

14
Nov
Ohio State and Auditor of State partner to advance university’s efficiency goals

University is first higher-ed institution to undergo performance audit

To amplify the university’s ongoing efficiency work, The Ohio State University and the Auditor of State’s office will collaborate on the state’s first performance audit of a higher education institution.

14
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Nov. 15

 The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

10
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Nov
Ineligible Drivers, Missing Documentation Cited in Medicaid Examination

Transportation services provided by ineligible drivers and a lack of required documentation contributed to more than $300,000 in Medicaid overpayments to a provider located in Cuyahoga County, according to a report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

10
Nov
Charter School Audit Finds Duplicate Payment to Janitor

A Lucas County charter school issued a duplicate payment to a janitor after he claimed a check for the first payment was lost or stolen, but the check eventually cleared the bank, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

10
Nov
Village of Lakemore Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Village of Lakemore (Summit County) from fiscal emergency, a status it held for more than six years. 

10
Nov
Audit Identifies Overpayments to Vernon Township Administrators

Vernon Township (Scioto County) overpaid its fiscal officer and three trustees by a total of $4,861, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

10
Nov
Two Village of Wintersville Employees Overpaid More than $3,800

Two Village of Wintersville (Jefferson County) employees were overpaid a total amount of $3,816 during 2015, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

10
Nov
Greene Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Greene Township (Trumbull County) on the “unauditable” list.

09
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 10

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 10, 2016.

09
Nov
Former Veterans Service Officer Sentenced for Theft of Funds and World War II Flag

A former director of the Pickaway County Veterans Service office was sentenced to three years in prison today and ordered to pay more than $19,200 in restitution for stealing thousands of dollars and a historical heirloom Nazi flag.

25
Oct
Errors Lead to $106,916 in Charges to Metropolitan Sewer District

The City of Cincinnati erroneously charged the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) of Greater Cincinnati $106,916, according to a financial audit of the sewer district released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. Nearly half of the amount was related to payroll expenses for city employees not associated with MSD.

25
Oct
Audit Lauds Hubbard Schools for Careful Management of Open Enrollment Program

The Hubbard Exempted Village School District (Trumbull County) realized a $1 million net gain through the careful management of its open enrollment program, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. The audit identified more than $1.1 million in potential savings.

25
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

25
Oct
Former Village of Morrow Employee Improperly Reimbursed for Sick Leave

A former Village of Morrow (Warren County) employee received a $5,766 termination leave payout for 100 percent of his sick leave when county policy states that sick leave payout is at a rate of 25 percent. This resulted in a $3,057 overpayment that is owed to the Village, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

25
Oct
Village of Minerva Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Minerva (Stark County) on the “unauditable” list.

25
Oct
Hamilton County Gets Unmodified Financial Audit: First Time in More than a Decade

For the first time in more than a decade, the Auditor of State’s Office has issued an unmodified opinion of the audit of Hamilton County financial statements signaling an end to years of disagreements over the county’s spending of federal government funds intended for children’s services, which were instead spent on other job and family service programs.

24
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 25

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 25, 2016. 

19
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 20

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 20, 2016.

18
Oct
Performance Audit Recommends Adjustments to Open Enrollment at Austintown Schools

The Austintown Local School District (Mahoning County) could save more than $766,000 by modifying its open enrollment practices, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. The audit identified over $1.4 million in potential savings. 

18
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 18, 2016. 

13
Oct
Performance Audit Notes Effective Open Enrollment Practices, Identifies $990,900 in Savings

A performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost commended the Madison Local School District (Lake County) for its open enrollment practices and provided 11 recommendations to help it save $990,900.

13
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Trumbull County Land Reutilization Corporation received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

13
Oct
Berkshire Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Berkshire Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 13

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 13, 2016.

11
Oct
Former Paulding County Deputy Auditor Owes $6,263 for Theft

A former Paulding County deputy auditor who pleaded guilty to theft in office in September owes the county $6,263, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

11
Oct
Audit: ODOT Could Save $3.5 Million with Data-Driven Improvements

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) could save up to $3.5 million annually by replacing outdated structures with more efficient facilities that are more strategically located, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

11
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

11
Oct
Metro Regional Transit Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Metro Regional Transit Authority (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The entity’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

11
Oct
Statement from Auditor Yost on Complaint Regarding Horizon Science Academies

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the complaint referred to his office from Amsterdam & Partners regarding Horizon Science Academies.

07
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 11

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.

06
Oct
City of Norwood Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost elevated the City of Norwood (Hamilton County) to a state of fiscal emergency today as a result of deficit fund balances. The city has spent the past 12 years in fiscal watch.

06
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Oct
City of Huber Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Huber Heights (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Oct
City of Miamisburg Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Miamisburg (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Oct
City of Fairview Park Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Fairview Park (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 6

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 6, 2016.

05
Oct
Ohio Auditor’s Survey Finds Many Local Governments Unaware of Anti-Fraud Services Offered by Banks

Nearly half of Ohio’s local governments surveyed recently said they are unfamiliar with fraud prevention services designed to safeguard their bank accounts against fraud.

04
Oct
Hamilton Township’s Former Fiscal Officer, Two Trustees Improperly Reimbursed

Three Hamilton Township (Lawrence County) public officials were improperly reimbursed $6,188 for medical and hospital expenses, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Oct
Village of Limaville Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Limaville (Stark County) on the “unauditable” list.

03
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 4

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 4, 2016.

29
Sep
Fiscal Officer Misused Village of Macksburg Debit Card

A fiscal officer owes $3,885 after state auditors found she used the Village of Macksburg’s (Washington County) debit card to make personal expenditures and unsupported ATM withdrawals.

29
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

29
Sep
Montgomery County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Montgomery County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 29

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 29, 2016.

27
Sep
Former Probation Officer Repays Money She Stole from Madison County

A former Madison County Juvenile Court probation officer who in April pleaded guilty to theft in office has repaid the $1,815 she stole from a probationer, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

27
Sep
Audit Finds More Illegal Spending at Village of Martinsville

The amount of illegally spent tax dollars continues to add up at the Village of Martinsville (Clinton County), where state auditors previously found family members ran the village and used its funds for personal expenses. 

27
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

27
Sep
City of Pickerington Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Pickerington (Fairfield County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Sep
City of Bucyrus Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Bucyrus (Crawford County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Sep
City of Ashland Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Ashland (Ashland County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Sep
Village of Obetz Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Village of Obetz (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Sep
Belmont County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Belmont County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Sep
City of Lebanon Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Lebanon (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Sep
City of Franklin Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Franklin (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 27

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 27, 2016.

22
Sep
Former Marion Utility Supervisor Still Owes $4,497

The City of Marion’s (Marion County) former utility supervisor has repaid $29,779 of the amount she stole from the city’s utility department, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

22
Sep
Wayne Township Fiscal Officer Improperly Reimbursed $14,325

Wayne Township’s (Clermont County) fiscal officer was improperly reimbursed $14,325 for medical and hospital expenses, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

22
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Sep
City of Groveport Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Groveport (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Sep
City of Mount Vernon Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Mount Vernon (Knox County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Sep
City of Rittman Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Rittman (Wayne County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Sep
City of Euclid Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Euclid (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Sep
Cuyahoga County Ambulette Company Owes $109,668

A Cuyahoga County ambulette company owes the state $109,668 after a Medicaid examination found incomplete documentation and services provided by unqualified drivers. 

21
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 22

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 22, 2016. 

20
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Sep
City of Napoleon Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Napoleon (Henry County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Sep
City of Madeira Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Madeira (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Sep
City of Wadsworth Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Wadsworth (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Sep
Miami County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Miami County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

19
Sep
Village of Rome Financial Records “Unauditable”

Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Village of Rome (Adams County) on the “unauditable list” today after it failed to provide any financial records necessary to complete an audit.

19
Sep
Decatur Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Decatur Township (Lawrence County) on the “unauditable” list.

19
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 20

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.

15
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the City of Bedford Heights (Cuyahoga County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

14
Sep
Auditor Yost Discusses Learning-Based Funding with Columbus Metropolitan Club

Auditor of State Dave Yost spoke to the Columbus Metropolitan Club today, continuing an open dialogue on proposed learning-based funding for Ohio’s electronic schools.

14
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 15

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 15, 2016.

13
Sep
Franklin County Medicaid Provider Overpaid $573,184

A Columbus-based home health agency was overpaid to the tune of $573,000 because it provided services with unqualified aides and billed the state before obtaining proper service authorization.

13
Sep
More Findings Issued Against Former Drug Task Force Director

The former director of the Columbiana County Drug Task Force who pleaded guilty to theft in office in 2014 owes another $4,603, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

13
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Sep
City of Solon Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Solon (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Sep
City of Lakewood Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Lakewood (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Sep
City of Mentor Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Mentor (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Sep
City of Sharonville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Sharonville (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Sep
Stark County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Stark County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Sep
West Chester Township Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of West Chester Township (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The township’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Sep
Warren County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Warren County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Sep
Legislative Update: House Bill 5

By the Auditor of State’s Office

A bill aimed at boosting efficiency in Ohio’s local governments passed through the Ohio House of Representatives in May and was signed by Governor Kasich June 14.

12
Sep
Village of Johnstown Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Johnstown (Licking County) on the “unauditable” list.

12
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 13

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

08
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
Sep
City of Cleveland Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Cleveland (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

08
Sep
City of Toledo Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Toledo (Lucas County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

08
Sep
City of Mason Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Mason (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

07
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 8

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 8, 2016.

06
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

06
Sep
City of Westlake Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Westlake (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

02
Sep
Adjusting Class Size Limits Could Save Cincinnati Schools Millions

Increasing class size limits for grades K-3 is one of several steps the Cincinnati City School District (Hamilton County) can take to save more than $11.3 million, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

02
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 6

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 6, 2016.

01
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

01
Sep
City of Conneaut Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Conneaut (Ashtabula County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Sep
City of Shaker Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Sep
Former Franklin County Medicaid Provider Overpaid $4.9 Million

A Medicaid examination of Great Nursing Care, Inc. (Franklin County) found the home health agency was overpaid $4.9 million because it provided services with unqualified employees and billed for services before obtaining proper authorization.

The overpayment is the largest amount identified in a Medicaid examination since Auditor Yost took office in 2011.

31
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, Sept. 1

The following audits will be released Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.

30
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Aug
City of Kent Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Kent (Portage County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Aug
City of Defiance Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Defiance (Defiance County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Aug
City of Sandusky Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Sandusky (Erie County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Aug
Butler County Transportation Improvement District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Butler County Transportation Improvement District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Aug
City of Harrison Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Harrison (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Aug
Greene County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Greene County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Aug
Northmont City Schools Taking Steps to Save $626,500

The Northmont City School District (Montgomery County) could save more than $2.2 million by adjusting staffing, benefits and bus levels, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

30
Aug
Newton Falls Joint Fire District Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Newton Falls Joint Fire District (Trumbull County) on the “unauditable” list.

29
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 30

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 30, 2016.

25
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

25
Aug
Richland County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Richland County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

25
Aug
Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

25
Aug
Cleveland Public Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cleveland Public Library (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

24
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 25

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 25, 2016.

23
Aug
City of Huron Council Members Received Mid-Term Pay Raises

Current and former City of Huron (Erie County) council members owe a combined $19,800 for accepting mid-term pay raises, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

23
Aug
Mifflin Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Bank reconciliations that do not include all bank accounts or agree to Township ledgers prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Mifflin Township (Richland County) on the “unauditable” list.

23
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Aug
Laketran Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Laketran (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The transit authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
City of Springdale Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Springdale (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
City of Monroe Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Monroe (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
City of Maumee Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Maumee (Lucas County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
City of Upper Arlington Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Upper Arlington (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
Portage County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Portage County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
Wayne County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Wayne County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
City of Newark Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Newark (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
Miami Valley Risk Management Association Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Miami Valley Risk Management Association (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The association’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
City of Hamilton Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Hamilton (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
City of Marysville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Marysville (Union County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Aug
City of Dover Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Dover (Tuscarawas County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 23

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

19
Aug
Fairfield Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Fairfield Township (Columbiana County) on the “unauditable” list.

18
Aug
Treasurer Josh Mandel and Auditor Dave Yost Announce OhioCheckbook.com Integration with Local Government Accounting Portal

Online Reporting System Leverages Technology to Streamline and Simplify Local Government Transparency

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel and Ohio Auditor Dave Yost announced today the partnership between OhioCheckbook.com and the Auditor’s Uniform Accounting Network (UAN).  Local governments utilizing UAN can now, through the website UANlink.OhioAuditor.gov, submit their year-end financial reports to the Auditor and choose to have UAN transmit their checkbook level spending to the OhioCheckbook.com in a quick, easy and convenient process. 

17
Aug
Audit releases for Thursday, Aug. 18

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 18, 2016.

16
Aug
Poor Management, Weak Policies and Communications Problems Behind District’s Failure to Collect $8.38 Million

Confusion caused by an overlap in reimbursement requests from the federal E-rate program and a change in the Cleveland Municipal School District’s E-rate administration led to the district’s failure to file for nearly $8.4 million in reimbursements for internet connectivity and communications equipment.

16
Aug
Closed Columbus Charter Schools Owe Combined $62,211

Two closed Columbus charter schools owe a combined $62,211 after reviews by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) found they submitted inaccurate student data to the state, according to audits released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

16
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Aug
City of Middletown Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Middletown (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

15
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 16

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

15
Aug
Village of Alexandria Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Alexandria (Licking County) on the “unauditable” list.

12
Aug
More than 320 Education Leaders Attend Two-day Summit on Community Schools

Education leaders who gathered at a Charter School Summit in Columbus heard from the nation's foremost experts on community schools, discussing how to interpret recent changes in Ohio law that will improve accountability and listening to inspirational speeches from widely respected speakers and charter school graduates.

11
Aug
Auditor Yost Calls on Legislature to Reform Virtual School Funding

Auditor Dave Yost today called on the General Assembly to review how community schools using electronic learning are funded, suggesting reforms based on how much a child learns should play a key role in determining how a virtual school is paid.

11
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

11
Aug
Columbus Metropolitan Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Columbus Metropolitan Library (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, Aug. 11

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 11, 2016.

09
Aug
Former Library Fiscal Officer Owes $36,407

The Preble County District Library’s former fiscal officer failed to pay withheld income taxes and pension contributions, resulting in $36,407 in fees and penalties, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

09
Aug
Former Treasurer’s Office Employee Owes $855 for Theft

Former Fairfield County Treasurer’s Office employee Christina Fox stole $855 from the treasurer’s vault for personal use, according to an audit of the county released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

09
Aug
Mahoning County Medicaid Provider Owes $486,838

A Medicaid examination of Angel Carriers LLC (Mahoning County) found the provider was ineligible to receive reimbursement for 99 percent of services tested from July 2011 through June 2014.

09
Aug
Former School District Treasurer Owes $6,292

The former treasurer of the Cuyahoga Heights Local School District (Cuyahoga County) took 25 paid days off work that she was not entitled to, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

09
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Aug
City of Steubenville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Steubenville (Jefferson County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Aug
City of Troy Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Troy (Miami County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Aug
City of Westerville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Westerville (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

08
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 9, 2016.

04
Aug
Mark Township Owes Village of Sherwood $6,400

Mark Township (Defiance County) went more than a year without paying the Village of Sherwood for fire and emergency medical services, according to an audit of the village released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Aug
Northern Union County Joint Fire and EMS District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Northern Union County Joint Fire and EMS District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

04
Aug
City of Whitehall Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Whitehall (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

03
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 4

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 4, 2016.

02
Aug
Unsupported, Improper Spending Cited in Village of Cloverdale Audit

The Village of Cloverdale (Putnam County) racked up $13,684 in unsupported expenditures and $5,554 in late payment fees and overdraft charges, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

02
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

uditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Aug
City of Berea Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Berea (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

02
Aug
City of Medina Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Medina (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

02
Aug
City of Wyoming Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Wyoming (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

02
Aug
City of Northwood Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Northwood (Wood County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 2

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 2, 2016.

28
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

28
Jul
Central Ohio Transit Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The transit authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Jul
City of Loveland Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Loveland (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Jul
City of Beavercreek Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Beavercreek (Greene County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 28

 The following audits will be released Thursday, July 28, 2016.

26
Jul
Audit Finds Improper Leave Payouts to Former City Employees

The City of Green (Summit County) improperly issued $30,321 in leave payouts to two former employees, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

26
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Jul
City of Sidney Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Sidney (Shelby County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Jul
City of Vandalia Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Vandalia (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Jul
City of Louisville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Louisville (Stark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

25
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 26

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

21
Jul
Cincinnati Medicaid Provider Overpaid $688,292

Citywide Incorporated, a Cincinnati Medicaid provider, was overpaid $688,292 for services it provided because it employed unqualified employees, billed for services that were not properly documented, and used the same documentation to bill for multiple claims. 

21
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

21
Jul
Knox County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Knox County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

21
Jul
Grove City Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Grove City (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

21
Jul
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 21

 The following audits will be released Thursday, July 21, 2016.

19
Jul
Statement on 30-Count Indictment of Former Mt. Sterling Village Administrator

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the indictment of former Mt. Sterling Village Administrator Joseph A. Johnson by the Madison County grand jury.

19
Jul
Coventry Local School District Could Save $1.8 Million

A performance audit of the Coventry Local School District (Summit County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost identified more than $1.8 million in potential savings, mostly by reducing the number of open enrollment students it accepts. The district admits the most open enrollment students in the state.

19
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

19
Jul
City of Springboro Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Springboro (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

19
Jul
City of Brunswick Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brunswick (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

19
Jul
Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The commission’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

19
Jul
Deerfield Township Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Deerfield Township (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The township’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

19
Jul
Cleveland Metropolitan Park District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The park’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

18
Jul
Newport Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete and unsupported bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Newport Township (Washington County) on the “unauditable” list.

18
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 19

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

14
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 14

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 14, 2016.

12
Jul
School District Overpaid 101 Employees by Combined $19,419

A payroll error caused 101 employees to receive a total of $19,419 in overpayments, according to an audit of the Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District (Sandusky County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

12
Jul
Audit Finds Improper, Unsupported Payments to Superintendent

Miami Valley Academies (Montgomery County) paid its superintendent more than $10,000 that she was not authorized to receive, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

12
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

12
Jul
City of Orrville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Orrville (Wayne County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jul
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jul
Lake Metroparks Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lake Metroparks (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The metroparks’ excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jul
City of Painesville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Painesville (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jul
City of Hilliard Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Hilliard (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jul
City of North Olmsted Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of North Olmsted (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jul
Statement from Auditor Yost on Indictment of Hillsboro Mayor

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the indictment of Hillsboro Mayor W. Drew Hastings by the Highland County grand jury:

 

11
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 12

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 12, 2016.

08
Jul
Statement from Auditor Yost on Franklin County Board of Elections

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the indictments of Franklin County Board of Elections Director William A. Anthony Jr. and former Fiscal Officer Brenna Umbstaetter.

07
Jul
Former Village of Sabina Police Officer Owes $1,040

A former Village of Sabina (Clinton County) police officer responsible for the police department’s drug buy fund owes $1,040 after he failed to properly produce the money upon request, according to an audit of the village released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

07
Jul
New Straitsville Public Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the New Straitsville Public Library (Perry County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

07
Jul
City of Pataskala Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Pataskala (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

07
Jul
City of Brecksville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brecksville (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Jul
Auditor Yost to Congress: Rooting Out Food Stamp Fraud Protects the Poor and Taxpayers

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost today told Congress that he does not believe fraud is rampant in Ohio’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, but said it does exist and is “significant” given that $2.5 billion in food stamp benefits are issued to Ohioans each year.

06
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 7

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 7, 2016.

05
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Jul
Scioto Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Scioto Township (Jackson County) on the “unauditable” list.

05
Jul
Clermont County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Clermont County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 5

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 5, 2016. 

30
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Jun
Great Parks of Hamilton County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Great Parks of Hamilton County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The park’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Jun
Worthington Libraries Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Worthington Libraries (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The libraries’ excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Jun
Auditor Yost Releases Niles City School District from Fiscal Watch

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Niles City School District (Trumbull County) from fiscal watch, a status it held for more than 13 years.

29
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 30

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

28
Jun
Auditor Yost Releases Report on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

An audit of Ohio’s $2.5 billion Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has found system weaknesses which allow for benefits of the dead to be claimed, accounts to build excessive balances, questionable out-of-state transactions and other instances of potential fraud.

28
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

28
Jun
City of Grandview Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Grandview Heights (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Jun
City of Oxford Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Oxford (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Jun
Cuyahoga County Public Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cuyahoga County Public Library by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 28

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

24
Jun
Statement from Auditor Yost on Passing of John F. Wolfe

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the passing of John F. Wolfe.

23
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Jun
City of Columbus Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Columbus (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Jun
City of Tallmadge Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Tallmadge (Summit) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 23

 The following audits will be released Thursday, June 23, 2016.

21
Jun
Village of Belmore Financial Records “Unauditable”

Financial records and bank reconciliations that appear incomplete and were not provided prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Belmore (Putnam County) on the “unauditable” list.

21
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

21
Jun
City of Bedford Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Bedford (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

21
Jun
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

21
Jun
Columbus Regional Airport Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 21

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

16
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Jun
City of Powell Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Powell (Delaware County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Jun
City of Willoughby Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Willoughby (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Jun
Tri-Cities North Regional Wastewater Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Tri-Cities North Regional Wastewater Authority (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

15
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 16

 The following audits will be released Thursday, June 16, 2016.

14
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

14
Jun
Gov. Kasich Signs Efficiency-Boosting Bill into Law

Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 5 into law today, allowing local governments and state agencies to request feasibility studies from the Auditor of State’s office. The studies will measure the potential benefits of sharing resources with neighboring entities.

13
Jun
Village of Newcomerstown Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Village of Newcomerstown (Tuscarawas) from fiscal emergency, a status it held for more than four and a half years. 

13
Jun
Audit releases for Tuesday, June 14

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

09
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Adams County Regional Water District received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

09
Jun
Auditor Yost Warns of Cybercrimes Targeting Local Governments

Auditor of State Dave Yost today warned treasurers, fiscal officers and others responsible for spending public money that cybercrimes targeting government are on the rise and urged them to be on alert.

08
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 9, 2016.

07
Jun
Lykens Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Lykens Township (Crawford County) on the “unauditable” list.

07
Jun
Jackson Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Irreconcilable and unsupported bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Jackson Township (Ashland County) on the “unauditable” list for the fourth year in a row.

07
Jun
Warren Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Unsupported bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Warren Township (Jefferson County) on the “unauditable” list.

07
Jun
Canton City School District Could Save More than $2.6 Million

More than $2.6 million in potential savings were identified in a performance audit of the Canton City School District (Stark County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

07
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

06
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 7

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

02
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Jun
City of Kettering Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Kettering (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 2

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 2, 2016. 

31
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

31
May
Franklin County Medicaid Providers Owe Combined $1.5 Million

Medicaid examinations of two Franklin County providers identified more than $1.5 million in recoverable findings, according to reports released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

27
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 31

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

26
May
City of Fostoria Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the City of Fostoria in a state of fiscal emergency today as a result of deficit fund balances.  

26
May
Charter School Employee Stole $32,393 from Student Collections

An administrative assistant pocketed $32,393 that she was supposed to deposit into the Westside Community School of the Arts’ (Cuyahoga County) bank account, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
May
Village of Philo Officials, Employees Received Unsupported Payments

Village of Philo (Muskingum County) officials and employees received more than $4,700 in payments that lacked sufficient supporting documentation or village council approval, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

25
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 26

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 26, 2016. 

24
May
Statement from Auditor Yost on Ohio House’s Passage of House Bill 5

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the Ohio House of Representatives’ passage of House Bill 5.

24
May
Franklin County Medicaid Provider Over-Reimbursed $708,998

Zimam Holdings, LLC, dba Zimam Home Healthcare (Franklin County) provided services with unqualified employees and billed for services before obtaining authorization from a physician, according to an examination released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

24
May
Logan-Hocking Local Schools Owe Ohio Medicaid Nearly $26,000

The Logan-Hocking Local School District (Hocking County) received $25,345 in Medicaid overpayments over a span of three years, according to a Medicaid examination released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

24
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
May
City of Strongsville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Strongsville (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
May
Second ‘Surprise’ Head Count of Schools Shows Progress; Improvements Still Needed

A second unannounced statewide head count of community school attendance found that attendance among non-Dropout Recovery and Prevention schools has improved, according to a report released today by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost. 

23
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 24

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

19
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 19

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 19, 2016.

17
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 17

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

12
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

12
May
Audit Finds $7,047 in Overpayments at Coshocton City Schools

Three Coshocton City School District (Coshocton County) employees were overpaid a combined $7,047 during fiscal year 2015, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

11
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 12

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 12, 2016.

10
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
May
Rolling Hills Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Rolling Hills Local School District (Guernsey County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
May
More than $100,000 in Findings Issued Against Closed Charter Schools

Two closed northern Ohio charter schools received a combined $113,260 more than they should have from the state, according to audits released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

10
May
16th Year of Fraud Conference Sees Continued Increase in Turnout, Interest in Fraud Prevention

Nearly 700 People Attend First Day of Two-Day Conference

When Janice D’Alessandro worked on her first statewide Fraud Conference in 2002, about 115 people attended the training program offered through the state Auditor’s office.

09
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 10

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.

06
May
Annual Fraud-Prevention Conference Draws Experts from Public, Private Sectors

Fraud can strike anywhere weak internal controls and opportunities for easy money exist.

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office catches much of it at the state and local government levels – more than $22 million in illegally spent or stolen public dollars since 2011. But the Auditor’s examinations are limited to public entities funded by tax dollars. 

05
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the McDonald Local School District (Trumbull County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

04
May
Auditor Yost Announces Ohio Charter School Summit

Auditor of State Dave Yost will host Ohio’s first statewide Charter School Summit this summer to provide school educators and administrators with financial, professional and academic training.

04
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 5

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.

03
May
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost on Ohio Supreme Court Ruling

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding today’s Ohio Supreme Court ruling on White v. King.

03
May
Auditor Dave Yost Receives National Recognition

Commending him for his “bold recommendations” to improve the governance over Ohio’s charter schools, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools today named Ohio Auditor Dave Yost as one of its 10 “charter school champions.”

02
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 3

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

28
Apr
Hundreds of Officials Turn Out for Anti-Fraud Training

About 650 local officials – including mayors, school board members, financial officers and attorneys – participated in training to detect fraud and theft through a new statewide initiative of Auditor of State Dave Yost.

28
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

27
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 28

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 28, 2016.

26
Apr
Shuttered Cincinnati Charter School Owes $11,147

A Cincinnati charter school that closed its doors in 2014 has yet to repay $11,147 to the Ohio Department of Education (ODE), according to the school’s closeout audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

26
Apr
Cardinal Joint Fire District Overpaid Chief $16,360

The Cardinal Joint Fire District (Mahoning County) overpaid its chief $16,360 over a three-year period, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
Apr
Anti-Fraud Workshops: “Auditor Yost needs to make this training mandatory”

The impact of fraud on our public institutions is devastating: $3 million from a county, $1.2 million at a community schools and $1.1 million at 19 schools in one district. 

26
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Ohio Valley Employment Resource (Washington County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

26
Apr
Village of Newtonsville Placed in Fiscal Caution

Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Village of Newtonsville (Clermont County) in a state of fiscal caution today and added it to the “unauditable list” as a result of significant deficiencies in its financial records.

25
Apr
Statement from Auditor Dave Yost on Village of Lincoln Heights

After a careful review of the Village of Lincoln Heights’ (Hamilton County) financial circumstances, we have determined the village does not meet the standards required by law to be placed in a fiscal distress status.

25
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 26

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.

21
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

21
Apr
$23,231 in Findings for Recovery Issued Against Former Fiscal Officer

A former Madison Township (Guernsey County) fiscal officer charged with theft in office earlier this year has repaid $23,231 in findings for recovery issued in an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

20
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 21

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 21, 2016.

19
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 19

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

14
Apr
JobsOhio Compliance and Control Engagement Posted to Auditor of State’s Website

The fiscal year 2015 compliance and control engagement of JobsOhio has been completed by the KPMG LLP auditing firm. As part of the agreement signed between the Auditor of State’s office and JobsOhio, the report is now available to the public via the Auditor of State’s website. 

14
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

14
Apr
Auditor Yost Recognizes Willoughby-Eastlake City School District for Clean Audit

Auditor of State Dave Yost presented the Willoughby-Eastlake City School District (Lake County) with Auditor of State Award Wednesday at the Cuyahoga County Public Library.

13
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 14

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 14, 2016.

13
Apr
Village of Hemlock Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Hemlock (Perry County) on the “unauditable” list.

12
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

12
Apr
Franklin County Medicaid Provider Owes More Than $2.1 Million

Shifo Healthcare Services, LLC (Franklin County) employed aides with no first aid certification, contributing to more than $2.1 million in recoverable findings – the largest amount identified in a Medicaid examination since Auditor of State Dave Yost took office in 2011.

12
Apr
Sushi, Room Service Among Charges on Village Credit Card

Village of Shreve (Wayne County) employees racked up unsupported charges for sushi and room service on a village credit card, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 12

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

07
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Apr
The Pitfalls of Petty Cash

By the Auditor of State’s Office

Petty cash funds can offer local governments an easy method of payment when the need arises to make small, occasional purchases.

06
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 7

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 7, 2016.

06
Apr
Statewide Fraud Training Draws Capacity Crowd; Six More Free Sessions Planned

More than 70 public officials and employees were trained yesterday on how to prevent fraud or detect it as soon as possible as part of a series of seminars provided by State Auditor Dave Yost’s office.

05
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 5

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

31
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

31
Mar
Buckeye Valley Local School District Spent $9,750 on Political Activities

Buckeye Valley Local School District (Delaware County) spent $9,750 on political activities to help promote a bond levy campaign, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. The money has since been repaid to the district.

30
Mar
Auditor of State’s Office Awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Auditor of State’s office received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2015.

30
Mar
Gallipolis City School District Could Save More Than $1 Million

More than $1 million in potential savings were identified in a performance audit of the Gallipolis City School District (Gallia County) released by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

30
Mar
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the sentencing of former Preble County Historical Society Executive Director Mellanie “Jane” Lightner.

30
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 31

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 31, 2016.

29
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

29
Mar
Stow-Munroe Falls City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

“Taxpayers expect accurate financial records from their local governments,” Auditor Yost said. “The Stow-Munroe Falls City School District’s dedication to accountability is evident.”

29
Mar
Rocky River City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Rocky River City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

“Clean financial books are vital to accountability in government,” Auditor Yost said. “The Rocky River City School District is clearly committed to maintaining accurate records, and I am proud to present this award to the district.”

29
Mar
Kenston Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Kenston Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

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

29
Mar
Keystone Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Keystone Local School District (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

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

29
Mar
Pickerington Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Pickerington Local School District (Fairfield County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

“Taxpayers expect accurate financial records from their local governments,” Auditor Yost said. “The Pickerington Local School District’s dedication to accountability is evident.”

28
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 29

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 29, 2016.

24
Mar
Mahoning County Charter School Owes Ohio Medicaid $15,675

Summit Academy - Youngstown (Mahoning County) billed for services for students who were absent or not even enrolled on the dates of service, according to a Medicaid audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

24
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
Mar
Bedford City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Bedford City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

“Taxpayers expect accurate financial records from their local governments,” Auditor Yost said. “The Bedford City School District’s dedication to accountability is evident.”

24
Mar
West Clermont Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the West Clermont Local School District (Clermont County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

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

23
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 24

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 24, 2016.

22
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Mar
Southern Hills Joint Vocational School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Southern Hills Joint Vocational School District (Brown County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

“Taxpayers expect accurate financial records from their local governments,” Auditor Yost said. “The Southern Hills Joint Vocational School District’s dedication to accountability is evident.”

22
Mar
Cuyahoga County Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio Medicaid $432,576

Emmanuel Ventures Limited, LLC (Cuyahoga County) failed to maintain original trip documentation and had no qualified drivers, according to an audit released by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

21
Mar
Auditor Yost Appoints Former Dispatch Editor Ben Marrison as Communications Director

Auditor of State Dave Yost announced today that former Columbus Dispatch Editor Ben Marrison will be joining the Auditor of State’s office as Communications Director for the Public Affairs Department.

21
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 22

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

17
Mar
$36,221 in Revoked Bonuses Still Owed to Columbus City Schools

Current and former Columbus City School District (Franklin County) employees still owe $36,221 in revoked bonuses, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. However, the school district has recovered the majority of the $357,655 revoked in 2014.

17
Mar
Milford Exempted Village School District Owes Ohio Medicaid $22,870

Poor billing controls resulted in more than $22,000 in overpayments to the Milford Exempted Village School District (Clermont County), according to a Medicaid audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

17
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Mar
Athens City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Athens City School District (Athens County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

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

17
Mar
Sylvania City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Sylvania City School District (Lucas County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

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

17
Mar
Elyria City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Elyria City School District (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

“Taxpayers expect accurate financial records from their local governments,” Auditor Yost said. “The Elyria City School District’s dedication to accountability is evident.”

17
Mar
Northwest Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Northwest Local School District (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

“Taxpayers expect accurate financial records from their local governments,” Auditor Yost said. “The Northwest Local School District’s dedication to accountability is evident.”

16
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 17

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 17, 2016.

08
Mar
Community College Leaders Voice Support for House Bill 384

The Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC) voted unanimously today to pass a resolution in support of House Bill 384.

01
Mar
Audit of Good Hope Township Finds $5,900 in Overpayments

Overpayments to Good Hope Township’s (Hocking County) trustees and fiscal officer resulted in findings for recovery totaling $5,909 in an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

01
Mar
Franklin County Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio Medicaid $139,655

Tashay 1 Home Healthcare, Inc. (Franklin County) billed for services before obtaining proper authorization and provided services with employees who were unqualified, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

01
Mar
State of Ohio Single Audit Released

The annual review of the state’s federal financial assistance programs for FY 2015 was released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

01
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

01
Mar
Lakota Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lakota Local School District (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Mar
Springfield City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Springfield City School District (Clark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 1

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

25
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

25
Feb
New Albany-Plain Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the New Albany-Plain Local School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

24
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 25

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 25, 2016.

23
Feb
Charter Schools Improperly Improperly Paid Board Members for Attending Meetings

The charter school management company, Concept Schools, improperly paid board members at four northeast Ohio charter schools for attending board meetings, according to audits of the schools released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Feb
West Geauga Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the West Geauga Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Feb
Whitehall City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Whitehall City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Feb
Winton Woods City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Winton Woods City School District (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Feb
Miamisburg City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Miamisburg City School District (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 23

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 23, 2016.

18
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Feb
Oak Hills Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Oak Hills Local School District (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

18
Feb
Dublin City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Dublin City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 18

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 18, 2016.

17
Feb
Auditor Yost Recognizes Taxpayer Heroes

Auditor of State Dave Yost presented Taxpayer Hero Awards to three communities on Monday in recognition of their successful collaboration at the Southwest Summit Communications Center.

16
Feb
Special Audit of Environmental Services Department Released

A former customer service specialist pocketed more than $15,000 in cash received by the Montgomery County Environmental Services Department, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

16
Feb
Lack of Documentation Results in More Findings at Charter School

Unsupported expenditures and bank withdrawals resulted in findings for recovery totaling more than $19,100 in the final audit of the now-closed General Chappie James Leadership Academy (Montgomery County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

16
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Feb
Newark City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Newark City School District (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Feb
Shaker Heights City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Shaker Heights City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Feb
Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Feb
Streetsboro City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Streetsboro City School District (Portage County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 16

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

11
Feb
Special Audit: Taxpayers Covered Travel Costs for Spouses

A treasurer and six board members at the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Central Ohio racked up more than $9,200 in spouse-related travel costs on ESC credit cards, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Feb
Former Village of Barnesville Fiscal Officer Stole $16,156

Former Village of Barnesville (Belmont County) Fiscal Officer Darla Fuller made more than 100 personal expenditures using a village credit card, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

11
Feb
Portsmouth City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Portsmouth City School District (Scioto County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

11
Feb
Heath City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Heath City School District (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 11

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 4, 2016.

09
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Feb
Butler Technology and Career Development Schools Qualify for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Butler Technology and Career Development Schools (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

08
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 9, 2016.

04
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Feb
Hudson City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Hudson City School District (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

04
Feb
Greenville City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Greenville City School District (Darke County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

04
Feb
Beavercreek City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Beavercreek City School District (Greene County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

04
Feb
Auditor Yost Launches Special Audit at Metropolitan Sewer District

Auditor of State Dave Yost announced today the launch of a special audit of the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) of Greater Cincinnati.  The special audit comes at the request of Hamilton County and Cincinnati officials in light of recent concerns about MSD’s competitive bidding, contracts and payments.  The Auditor of State’s Special Audit Task Force met today to review the information and determined a special audit is appropriate. 

04
Feb
Family and Children First Council Audit Identifies Misspent Funds

The Morgan County General Health District spent more than $10,800 in Help Me Grow funds that it should have transferred to the county’s Family and Children First Council, according to an audit of the council released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

03
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 4

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 4, 2016.

02
Feb
Special Audit of Perrysburg Schools Released

Former Perrysburg Schools employee Eric Whitson stole more than $479,800 from the district, and nearly $181,900 from the Bowling Green Bobcat Athletic Boosters, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

02
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Feb
Sycamore Community City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Sycamore Community City School District (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

02
Feb
Miami Valley Career Technology Center Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Miami Valley Career Technology Center (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The center’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 2

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

28
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

28
Jan
Kettering City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Kettering City School District (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

28
Jan
Sandusky City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Sandusky City School District (Erie County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

27
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 28

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 28, 2016.

27
Jan
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the Ohio House’s passage of House Bill 384.

26
Jan
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the Ohio Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 60 - legislation to rename a portion of I-670 the Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart Memorial Highway.

26
Jan
Lack of Documentation Cited in Family & Children First Council Audit

Lack of documentation for gift cards purchased by the Highland County Family & Children First Council resulted in a $575 finding for recovery, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
Jan
Brunswick City School District Could Save $2 Million

More than $2 million in potential savings were identified in a performance audit of the Brunswick City School District (Medina County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Jan
Summit County Educational Service Center Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Summit County Educational Service Center by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The center’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Jan
Auditor Yost Receives Award from the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities

Auditor of State Dave Yost today received the President’s Partnering for Quality Award at the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities’ annual membership luncheon. 

25
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 26

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 26, 2016.

21
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 21

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 21, 2016.

19
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

19
Jan
Avon Lake City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Avon Lake City School District (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

19
Jan
Support Builds for House Bill 384

Support is growing for House Bill 384 to expand performance audits to Ohio’s public colleges and universities.  Key testimony provided today to the House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee highlighted the merits of the legislation.  Those providing testimony included nationally-known economist Dr. Richard Vedder and Greg Lawson of The Buckeye Institute.  The bill passed out of the committee on a unanimous vote.

15
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 19

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

14
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Pioneer Career and Technology Center (Richland County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

14
Jan
Lakewood Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lakewood Local School District (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

14
Jan
Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The school’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 14

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 14, 2016.

12
Jan
Wheelchair Express, LLC Owes Ohio Medicaid $163,100

Wheelchair Express, LLC (Franklin County) had no qualified drivers and billed Ohio Medicaid for attendant services that were never provided, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

12
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

12
Jan
Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The institute’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jan
Highland Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Highland Local School District (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jan
Perry Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Perry Local School District (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jan
Cardinal Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cardinal Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jan
Mayfield City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mayfield City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Jan
North Ridgeville City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the North Ridgeville City School District (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

11
Jan
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the sentencing of former Perrysburg Exempted Village School District employee Eric Whitson.

11
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 12

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

07
Jan
Berkshire Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Berkshire Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 7

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 7, 2016.

05
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Jan
Granville Exempted Village School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Granville Exempted Village School District (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Jan
Berea City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Berea City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Jan
Beachwood City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Beachwood City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Jan
Western Brown Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Western Brown Local School District (Brown County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Jan
Princeton City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Princeton City School District (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

04
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 5

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

31
Dec
Scioto Township Audit Identifies $4,669 in Overpayments

A series of payroll errors resulted in more than $4,600 in overpayments to Scioto Township (Ross County) trustees and its former fiscal officer, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  

31
Dec
Village of Unionville Center Financial Records “Unauditable”

Unprovided financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Unionville Center (Union County) on the “unauditable” list.

31
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

31
Dec
Westlake City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Westlake City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

31
Dec
Olentangy Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Olentangy Local School District (Delaware County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

31
Dec
Mentor Exempted Village School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mentor Exempted Village School District (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

30
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 31

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 31, 2015.

29
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

29
Dec
Lancaster City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lancaster City School District (Fairfield County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Dec
Westerville City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Westerville City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Dec
Nordonia Hills City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Nordonia Hills City School District (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
Dec
Ambulance Service, Inc. Owes Ohio Medicaid $82,500

Ambulance Service, Inc. (Jefferson County) billed for services that lacked proper documentation and hired two drivers who had no first aid and/or CPR certification prior to rendering services, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

29
Dec
Village of Risingsun Collected Incorrect Court Costs

The Village of Risingsun’s Mayor’s Court (Wood County) failed to collect and remit more than $11,000 in court costs, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

28
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 29

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 29, 2015.

23
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 24

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 24, 2015.

22
Dec
Worthington City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Worthington City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

22
Dec
Former Mifflin Township Employee Falsified Timesheet Hours

A former part-time Mifflin Township (Franklin County) employee submitted timesheet hours that overlapped with her full-time job at the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI), according to audits of the township released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

21
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 22

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 22, 2015.

17
Dec
Village of Newton Falls Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Newton Falls (Trumbull County) on the “unauditable” list.

17
Dec
Mason City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mason City School District (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 17

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 17, 2015.

15
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Crawford County Metropolitan Housing Authority received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

14
Dec
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost in response to former Perrysburg Exempted Village School District employee Eric Whitson’s guilty plea today.

14
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 15

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

10
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Upper Arlington City School District (Franklin County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

09
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 10

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 10, 2015.

08
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 8

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

04
Dec
Coventry Local School District Placed in Fiscal Emergency

The inability to submit an acceptable financial recovery plan that eliminates the projected current year deficit prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Coventry Local School District (Summit County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

03
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Greene County Metropolitan Housing Authority received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

02
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 3

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 3, 2015.

01
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Brown County Metropolitan Housing Authority received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

01
Dec
Summit County Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio Medicaid $167,200

A to B Transportation, LLC (Summit County) employed a driver with no driver’s license and no first aid or CPR certifications, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

30
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 1

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 1, 2015. 

23
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, November 24

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 24, 2015.

20
Nov
Village of Lewisville Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Lewisville (Monroe County) on the “unauditable” list.

20
Nov
Village of Fairview Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Fairview (Guernsey County) on the “unauditable” list.

19
Nov
Atwater Township Audit Identifies $7,935 in Overpayments

Nearly a dozen Atwater Township (Portage County) employees and officials received an extra paycheck, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

19
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the County Risk Sharing Authority, Inc. (Franklin County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

18
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 19

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 19, 2015.

16
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, November 17

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 17, 2015.

13
Nov
Hamilton County Agricultural Society Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Hamilton County Agricultural Society on the “unauditable” list.

10
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Nov
Lawrence County Academy Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Lawrence County Academy on the “unauditable” list.

10
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 12

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 12, 2015.

09
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, November 10

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 10, 2015.

09
Nov
Statewide School Head Count Conducted Today

As promised in September, Auditor of State Dave Yost conducted an attendance count today at 10 traditional public schools and 45 charter schools statewide.  

06
Nov
Morgan Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Morgan Township (Butler County) on the “unauditable” list.

06
Nov
North Hills Water District Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the North Hills Water District (Summit County) on the “unauditable” list.

06
Nov
Starr Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Starr Township (Hocking County) on the “unauditable” list.

05
Nov
Audit Confirms Paulding County Probation Department Theft

The former director of probation services for the Paulding County Court Probation Department illegally collected $10,000 in cash from probationers, created fake receipts and never deposited the money with the county, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. Emily Munger was indicted on charges of theft in office and tampering with records in September.

04
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 5

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 5, 2015. 

02
Nov
House Bill 384 Introduced Today

Proposed Legislation Grants Auditor of State Authority to Conduct Performance Audits of Institutions of Higher Learning

Auditor of State Dave Yost partnered with members of the Ohio General Assembly to draft House Bill 384, which gives the Auditor of State’s office the authority to conduct performance audits of Ohio’s institutions of higher education.  Representatives Tim Schaffer and Mike Duffey today introduced the legislation in the Ohio House of Representatives.

22
Oct
Buckeye Valley Local Schools Audit Released

Public Dollars May Not Be Used For Campaigns

A public relations firm received public money to promote a bond levy campaign for the Buckeye Valley Local School District (Delaware County), according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  The work included campaign polling, and even a sidebar $15,000 “win bonus” agreement between the architecture and the public relations firms.  The levy failed, so the bonus was never paid.  

20
Oct
City of Madeira Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Madeira (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

20
Oct
Athens County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Athens County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

20
Oct
Butler County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Butler County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

20
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Oct
Lack of Documentation Cited in Cincinnati Charter School Audit

Expenses with no supporting documentation led to $875 in findings for recovery in the initial and final audit of the Leadership Academy of Mathematics and Science of Cincinnati (Hamilton County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

20
Oct
Butler County Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio Medicaid $72,100

Universal Transportation Systems, LLC (Butler County), formerly known as Winton Transportation, LLC, employed eight drivers with lapses in first aid and/or CPR certification and billed for transports that were not covered by the Medicaid program or for transports that did not occur, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

20
Oct
Special Audit of Horizon Science and Noble Academies Released

Horizon Science and Noble Academies in Ohio need to put in writing their formal procedures for administering state-mandated tests, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  However, the audit found no evidence to support allegations of assessment irregularities.

15
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the City of London (Madison County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

15
Oct
City of Rossford Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Rossford (Wood County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

15
Oct
City of Sharonville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Sharonville (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

15
Oct
City of Franklin Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Franklin (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

15
Oct
City of Mason Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Mason (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

14
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 15

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 15, 2015. 

13
Oct
Land Reutilization Corporation Audit Identifies $17,777 Double Payment

The Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation paid the same invoice twice resulting in an overpayment of $17,777, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

13
Oct
Center Township Audit Identifies $11,838 in Overpayments

Center Township’s (Columbiana County) fiscal officer and three trustees were paid at higher rates than their annual budget allowed, resulting in overpayments totaling $11,838, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

13
Oct
$1,340 in Findings Issued in Village of Milton Center Audit

Four Village of Milton Center (Wood County) councilmembers voted to approve $1,340 in payments for snow plowing services that they provided, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

13
Oct
City of Groveport Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Groveport (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Oct
City of Defiance Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Defiance (Defiance County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Oct
City of South Euclid Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of South Euclid (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
Oct
Village of Obetz Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Village of Obetz (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The village’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 13

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 13, 2015. 

08
Oct
Pickaway County Medicaid Provider Owes $1.3 Million

AccentCare Home Health of California, Inc. (Pickaway County) employed 15 personal care aides with no first aid certification and billed for services that lacked supporting documentation, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

08
Oct
Liberty Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Liberty Township (Knox County) on the “unauditable” list.

08
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Oct
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost in support of the General Assembly's expected passage of Sub. H.B. No. 2 to reform Ohio's charter school system.

07
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 8

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 8, 2015.

06
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

06
Oct
Worthington Libraries Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Worthington Libraries (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The libraries’ excellent record keeping has qualified them for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

06
Oct
City of Conneaut Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Conneaut (Ashtabula County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

06
Oct
Former Library Deputy Fiscal Officer Stole $26,062

A former deputy fiscal officer failed to deposit more than $26,000 into the Westerville School District Library’s (Franklin County) bank accounts, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

05
Oct
Special Audit of Columbus Tutoring Program Released

$850,000 in Findings for Recovery Issued

A total of 27 tutoring service providers charged the Columbus City School District $850,000 for tutoring that never happened or for students that were no longer in the district, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

05
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 6

 

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 6, 2015. 

01
Oct
Auditor Yost Releases Hamilton Township from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released Hamilton Township (Warren County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since April 2014. 

01
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

01
Oct
City of Bucyrus Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Bucyrus (Crawford County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

01
Oct
City of Whitehall Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Whitehall (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

30
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Sep
City of Huber Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Huber Heights (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

30
Sep
Audits Released Today, September 30

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.

30
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 1

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 1, 2015.

29
Sep
Former Preble County Historical Society Executive Director Indicted

An Auditor of State partnership with the Preble County Prosecutor and Sheriff led to the indictment of former Preble County Historical Society Executive Director Mellanie “Jane” Lightner. 

29
Sep
York Township, Water Authority Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place York Township and the York Township Water Authority (Belmont County) on the “unauditable” list.

29
Sep
$560,300 in Potential Savings Identified at Jefferson Township

More than $560,000 in potential savings were identified in a performance audit of Jefferson Township (Franklin County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

29
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports

28
Sep
Village of Cloverdale Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Cloverdale (Putnam County) on the “unauditable” list.

28
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 29

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 29, 2015. 

24
Sep
Former Fiscal Director Spent Juvenile Court Funds on Herself

The former fiscal director for the Wood County Juvenile Court took court deposits home and used the money as a personal loan to herself, according to an audit of the county released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

24
Sep
Former Village of North Baltimore Utility Clerk Stole $79,123

A former Village of North Baltimore (Wood County) utility clerk pocketed $79,123 in cash that she was supposed to deposit into the village’s bank account, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

24
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
Sep
City of Blue Ash Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Blue Ash (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

24
Sep
Belmont County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Belmont County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

23
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 24

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 24, 2015.

22
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Sep
City of Louisville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Louisville (Stark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

21
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 22

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 22, 2015.

17
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Sep
City of Mount Vernon Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Mount Vernon (Knox County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Sep
Recommendations Provided to Central State University

A larger oversight role by the board of trustees and collecting on significant past-due accounts will go a long way in addressing Central State University’s fiscal watch status, according to a report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

17
Sep
Recommendations Provided to Owens State Community College

Auditor of State Dave Yost made recommendations today to Owens State Community College that will aid the board of trustees in addressing the college’s fiscal watch status.

17
Sep
Lawrence County Audit Identifies $11,659 Overpayment

The fiscal officer for the Lawrence County Department Job and Family Services (LCDJFS) was overpaid $11,659 for undocumented overtime work, according to the county’s 2012 audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

16
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 17

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 17, 2015. 

15
Sep
$6,020 in Findings Issued in Village of Wintersville Audit

Missing magistrate court funds and a series of payroll errors resulted in $6,020 in findings for recovery in an audit of the Village of Wintersville (Jefferson County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

15
Sep
Village of Clarksville Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Past due accounts payables, deficit fund balances and a treasury deficiency prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Village of Clarksville (Clinton County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

15
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

14
Sep
Former Paulding County Director of Probation Services Indicted

An Auditor of State partnership with Paulding County law enforcement led to the indictment of former Director of Probation Services Emily Munger.  She was indicted on one charge of theft in office and one charge of tampering with records.

14
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 15

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 15, 2015. 

10
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Sep
Summit County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Summit County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

10
Sep
City of Springdale Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Springdale (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

10
Sep
City of Upper Arlington Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Upper Arlington (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Sep
Good Hope Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records and bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Good Hope Township (Hocking County) on the “unauditable” list.

09
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 10

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 10, 2015. 

08
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Cuyahoga Heights Community Improvement Corporation (Cuyahoga County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

08
Sep
Warren County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Warren County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

08
Sep
Metro Regional Transit Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Metro Regional Transit Authority (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The transit authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

08
Sep
City of Avon Lake Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Avon Lake (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

08
Sep
City of Pickerington Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Pickerington (Fairfield County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

08
Sep
Former Northwest Ambulance District Employee Owes $7,500

A former Northwest Ambulance District (Ashtabula County) employee falsified timesheets to get paid an extra $7,500, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 8

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

03
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

03
Sep
City of Dublin Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Dublin (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

03
Sep
Auditor Yost Releases Report on Community School Sponsorships

A special audit of community school sponsorships released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost highlights the need for increased sponsor oversight of schools as part of community school reform legislation pending in the Ohio General Assembly.

02
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 3

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 3, 2015. 

01
Sep
Village of Bremen Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Bremen (Fairfield County) on the “unauditable” list.

01
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

01
Sep
City of Kent Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Kent (Portage County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

01
Sep
City of Cleveland Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Cleveland Heights (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

01
Sep
City of Shaker Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

01
Sep
Richland County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Richland County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

01
Sep
$11,400 in Findings Issued in Cass Township Audit

A township trustee voted to approve $11,406 in payments for excavating equipment rental and services he and his son provided, according to an audit of Cass Township (Hancock County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

31
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 1

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

27
Aug
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the sentencing of former Columbus City Schools Administrator Michael Dodds.

27
Aug
Jersey Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Unsupported bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Jersey Township (Licking County) on the “unauditable” list.

27
Aug
City of Westlake Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Westlake (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

27
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 27

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 27, 2015. 

25
Aug
City of Hamilton Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Hamilton (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

25
Aug
Butler County Transportation Improvement District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Butler County Transportation Improvement District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

24
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 25

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 25, 2015. 

21
Aug
City of East Liverpool Financial Records “Unauditable”

Inaccurate bank reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the City of East Liverpool (Columbiana County) on the “unauditable” list.

20
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 20

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 20, 2015.

20
Aug
Solid Waste Authority Audit Identifies $33,000 Overpayment

An overpayment to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) led to a $33,001 finding for recovery in an audit of the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) (Franklin County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

20
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Aug
City of Beavercreek Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Beavercreek (Greene County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

18
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Aug
City of the Independence Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of the Independence (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

18
Aug
City of Napoleon Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Napoleon (Henry County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

18
Aug
Great Parks of Hamilton County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Great Parks of Hamilton County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The park district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

18
Aug
Miami Valley Risk Management Association Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Miami Valley Risk Management Association (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The association’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

18
Aug
City of Marysville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Marysville (Union County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

18
Aug
City of Steubenville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Steubenville (Jefferson County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

17
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 18, 2015. 

13
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

12
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 13

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 13, 2015. 

11
Aug
$34,700 in Findings Issued Against Former Superintendent

Former Superintendent Bradley Martin gambled during work hours and bought iPads the district never saw, racking up $34,739 in findings for recovery in a special audit of the Tecumseh Local School District (Clark County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Aug
Preble County District Library Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Preble County District Library on the “unauditable” list.

11
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the City of Fairlawn (Summit County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

11
Aug
Greene County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Greene County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

11
Aug
City of Brook Park Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brook Park (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

10
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 11

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 11, 2015.

06
Aug
Lack of Documentation Cited in Charter School Audit

A former principal’s undocumented fuel purchases led to a $1,000 finding for recovery in an audit of the Academy for Educational Excellence (Lucas County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

06
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Westerville Industry and Commerce Corporation (Franklin County) received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

06
Aug
Northwestern Water and Sewer District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Northwestern Water and Sewer District (Wood County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

05
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 6

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 6, 2015. 

04
Aug
Columbus Metropolitan Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Columbus Metropolitan Library (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

04
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Aug
City of Fairborn Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Fairborn (Greene County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

04
Aug
Regional Income Tax Agency Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Regional Income Tax Agency (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The agency’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

04
Aug
City of Fairview Park Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Fairview Park (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

04
Aug
Union County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Union County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

04
Aug
Cleveland Public Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cleveland Public Library (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

04
Aug
Warren Water Authority Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Warren Water Authority (Jefferson County) on the “unauditable” list.

03
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 4

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 4, 2015.

30
Jul
Former East Cleveland Public Library Fiscal Officer Owes $11,300

Overpayments to a former fiscal officer led to $11,317 in findings for recovery in an audit of the East Cleveland Public Library (Cuyahoga County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

30
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

29
Jul
Village of Barnesville Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Barnesville (Belmont County) on the “unauditable” list.

28
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

28
Jul
Portage County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Portage County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

28
Jul
Geauga County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Geauga County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

28
Jul
City of Solon Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Solon (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

28
Jul
Knox County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Knox County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

28
Jul
Central Ohio Transit Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Central Ohio Transit Authority (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The transit authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

28
Jul
$4,350 in Findings Issued in City Day Community School Audit

Improper payments to six board members led to $4,350 in findings for recovery in an audit of City Day Community School (Montgomery County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

27
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 28

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 28, 2015. 

23
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Jul
Fairfield County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Fairfield County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Jul
City of Vandalia Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Vandalia (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

23
Jul
City of Mentor Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Mentor (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

23
Jul
City of Hilliard Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Hilliard (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

23
Jul
Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The commission’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

23
Jul
Franklin Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Franklin Township (Jackson County) on the “unauditable” list.

22
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 23

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 23, 2015.

21
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

21
Jul
City of Grandview Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Grandview Heights (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

21
Jul
City of Orrville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Orrville (Wayne County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

21
Jul
City of Northwood Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Northwood (Wood County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

20
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 21

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 21, 2015.

16
Jul
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s announcement of an investigation into Ohio’s non-profit abortion clinics.

15
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 16

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 16, 2015. 

14
Jul
City of North Olmsted Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of North Olmsted (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

14
Jul
City of Piqua Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Piqua (Miami County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

14
Jul
Lorain County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Lorain County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

14
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

14
Jul
Liberty Township Audit Identifies $3,900 Overpayment

Overpayments for legal counsel led to $3,926 in findings for recovery in an audit of Liberty Township (Trumbull County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

14
Jul
$858,900 in Potential Savings Identified at Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District

More than $850,000 in potential savings were identified in a performance audit of the Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District (Tuscarawas County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

13
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 14

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

09
Jul
Cleveland Metropolitan Park District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

09
Jul
Deerfield Township Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Deerfield Township (Warren County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The township’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

09
Jul
Stark Area Regional Transit Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (Stark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

09
Jul
City of Tipp City Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Tipp City (Miami County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Jul
City of Painesville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Painesville (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

09
Jul
City of Ashtabula Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Ashtabula (Ashtabula County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

09
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
Jul
Government Data Quality Sparks National Attention

Auditor Yost Weighs in with GOVERNING magazine

Auditor of State Dave Yost weighed in on the importance of data quality in government in this month’s GOVERNING magazine. 

08
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 9

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 9, 2015.

07
Jul
City of Grove City Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Grove City by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

07
Jul
Cuyahoga County Public Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cuyahoga County Public Library by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

07
Jul
West Chester Township Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of West Chester Township by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

07
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Jul
LifeCare Wheelchair Transportation Owes State $126,000

LifeCare Wheelchair Transportation, Inc. (Lorain County) hired a man with a felonious assault conviction -- and 13 employees had lapses in their required first aid and/or CPR certifications that deemed them ineligible for employment -- according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

06
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 7

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

02
Jul
City of Middleburg Heights Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Middleburg Heights (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

02
Jul
City of Lakewood Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Lakewood (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

02
Jul
City of Pataskala Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Pataskala (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

02
Jul
Walnut Township Local School District Could Save $1 Million

More than $1 million in potential savings were identified in a performance audit of the Walnut Township Local School District (Fairfield County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

01
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 2

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 2, 2015.

01
Jul
JobsOhio Compliance and Control Engagement Posted on Auditor’s Website

The fiscal year 2014 compliance and control engagement of JobsOhio has been completed by the KPMG LLP auditing firm.

30
Jun
Monclova Township-Village of Whitehouse Joint Economic Development District Financial Records “Unauditable”

Failure to produce annual financial reports prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Monclova Township-Village of Whitehouse Joint Economic Development District (Lucas County) on the “unauditable” list.

30
Jun
Ohio EPA Performance Audit Released

More than $3.7 million in potential savings were outlined in a performance audit of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

30
Jun
Columbus City Schools Follow-Up Report Released

The Columbus City School District (Franklin County) is making progress in correcting the issues that led to the attendance data-rigging scandal, according to a follow-up report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

30
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Jun
Laketran Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Laketran (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The agency’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

30
Jun
City of Oxford Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Oxford (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

30
Jun
Cleveland Heights - University Heights Public Library Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cleveland Heights - University Heights Public Library (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The library’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

29
Jun
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost in response to former Columbus City Schools administrator Michael Dodds’ plea today of “no contest” to three felony charges.

29
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 30

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 30, 2015. 

29
Jun
Auditor Yost Sends Letter in Support of HJR 4

Auditor of State Dave Yost sent a letter today to the Senate Rules and Reference Committee in support of House Joint Resolution 4, which seeks to bar individuals from writing special interests into the Ohio Constitution.

25
Jun
Lake Metroparks Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Lake Metroparks (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. Lake Metroparks’ excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

25
Jun
City of Tallmadge Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Tallmadge (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

25
Jun
City of Brunswick Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brunswick (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

25
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Belmont County Transportation Improvement District received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

24
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 25

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 25, 2015. 

23
Jun
Payroll Blunders Found in Canton Joint Recreation District Audit

Several payroll errors led to $6,995 in findings for recovery in an audit of the Canton Joint Recreation District (Stark County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
Jun
Austintown Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete reconciliations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Austintown Township (Mahoning County) on the “unauditable” list.

23
Jun
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Performance Audit Released

A performance audit of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost outlines recommendations to save tax dollars by improving data quality and collection. 

23
Jun
$653,000 in Potential Savings Identified at the City of Martins Ferry

More than $650,000 could be saved each year in the City of Martins Ferry’s (Belmont County) water and public safety departments, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
Jun
Tri-Cities North Regional Wastewater Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Tri-Cities North Regional Wastewater Authority (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Jun
City of Sidney Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Sidney (Shelby County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The city’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Jun
Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City School District Performance Audit Released

A performance audit of the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City School District (Lorain County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost offers several ways the district could address a looming deficit.

22
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 23

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 23, 2015. 

18
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following two entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Jun
City of Montgomery Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Montgomery (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

17
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 18

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 18, 2015.

16
Jun
Village of Green Camp Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Default on debt and past due accounts payables prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Village of Green Camp in a state of fiscal emergency.

16
Jun
Northmor Local School District Could Save $345,000

More than $345,000 in potential savings were identified in a performance audit of the Northmor Local School District (Morrow County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

16
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Ohio School Plan (Lucas County) has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

16
Jun
City of Reynoldsburg Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Reynoldsburg (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

16
Jun
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding the proposed constitutional amendment introduced today in the Ohio House. 

15
Jun
General Chappie James Leadership Academy Special Audit Results in $1.1 Million Finding

Officials at the now-closed General Chappie James Leadership Academy padded their attendance rolls by nearly 50 percent, according to a special audit released in a press conference today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  Findings for recovery total more than $1.1 million.

15
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 16

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 16, 2015. 

11
Jun
Poor Documentation Cited at Watkins Academy

The superintendent of Watkins Academy (Montgomery County) failed to adequately document more than 20 debit card purchases, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the Lucas County Transportation Improvement District has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

11
Jun
Clermont County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Clermont County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

11
Jun
City of Kettering Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Kettering's excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

10
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 11

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 11, 2015.

09
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Jun
City of Willoughby Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Willougby's excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Jun
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

09
Jun
Audit Finds Messy Payroll in Village of Malvern

Several payroll errors led to $16,000 in findings for recovery in an audit of the Village of Malvern released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

09
Jun
ODOT Performance Audit Released

Additional efficiencies in the Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) fleet operation could save more than $1.7 million, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

08
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

05
Jun
Poor Documentation Cited in Charter School Audit

The now-closed Leadership Academy of Mathematics and Science of Columbus failed to document and support a significant number of its expenses, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

05
Jun
Closed Charter School Improperly Spent $84,000

Officials of the Notten School for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) improperly spent state funds after the school closed, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

04
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Lucas County Land Reutilization Corporation has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

03
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5, 2015. 

02
Jun
Fiscal Officer Failed to Pay Township Employee Taxes

Xenia Township’s fiscal officer failed to pay withheld income taxes and pension contributions, which resulted in more than $51,000 in late fees and penalties, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

02
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Jun
Columbus Regional Airport Authority Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

01
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 2

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

28
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following two entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

27
May
City of Powell Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Powell (Delaware County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

27
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 28

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 28, 2015. 

26
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 26

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

21
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

20
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 21

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 21, 2015.

19
May
City of Strongsville Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Strongsville by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

19
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following five entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 19

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 14, 2015.

14
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following three entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 14

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 14, 2015.

12
May
Village of Shreve Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Shreve (Wayne County) on the “unauditable” list.

12
May
Auditor Yost Unveils Public Integrity Assurance Team

Auditor of State Dave Yost today took the fight against public corruption to the next level with the announcement of the new Public Integrity Assurance Team – a single source of expertise for investigating fraud in government.

12
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

11
May
Northwest Ohio Educational Council Self Insurance Pool Program Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Northwest Ohio Educational Council Self Insurance Pool Program on the “unauditable” list.

11
May
Village of Mount Sterling Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Mount Sterling on the “unauditable” list.

11
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 12

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 12, 2015. 

07
May
Lucas County Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio $64,000

More than 2,200 documentation errors led to $64,000 in Medicaid findings, according to an examination of Best Choice Medical Transportation, LLC released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

07
May
$6,000 Overpayment Found in Greenon Local Schools Audit

Family ties and a miscalculated severance payout were discovered in an audit of the Greenon Local School District (Clark County) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

07
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
May
Ross Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Ross Local School District (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

06
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 7

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 7, 2015.

30
Apr
Auditor of State’s Office Receives Clean Audit

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2014. 

29
Apr
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

House Bill 5 Passage

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding the passage of House Bill 5.

21
Apr
Stepp’s Loan Repayments Labeled “Abuse” by Auditor of State

Blatant abuse led to taxpayers footing a $264,000 bill to pay for the former Medina City Schools superintendent’s education, according to a final report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

21
Apr
Springfield Local School District could save $2.6 Million

More than $2.6 million identified as potential annual savings could be realized at Springfield Local School District (Lucas County), according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

21
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 20

The following audits will be released Tuesday April 20, 2015.

20
Apr
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding today’s omnibus amendment to Substitute House Bill 64.

15
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 16

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 16, 2015.

14
Apr
Tennessee Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio $25,000

Life Safe Security Corporation, a Tennessee-based emergency response service provider, owes the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) more than $25,000.

14
Apr
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning Mahoning County’s pledge to post its spending on OhioCheckbook.com.

14
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following five entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 14

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

09
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Apr
Performance Audit Identifies $2.8 million in Potential Savings for Middletown City Schools

Nearly $3 million in potential annual savings were identified at Middletown City School District (Butler County), according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

08
Apr
Auditor of State’s Office Earns Highest Peer Review Rating

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has received the highest possible rating from a peer review conducted by the National State Auditors Association (NSAA).

08
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 9

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 9, 2015. 

07
Apr
Findings Continue to Pile Up Against Two Convicted Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy Officials

Two former Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy officials continued to misspend tax dollars two years after a special audit was launched, according to a financial audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

07
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Apr
Logan-Hocking Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Logan-Hocking Local School District (Hocking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

06
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 7

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 7, 2015. 

03
Apr
Secor Gardens Academy’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the now-closed Secor Gardens Academy (Lucas County) on the “unauditable” list.

02
Apr
Auditor Yost Releases Village of New Bavaria from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released Village of New Bavaria (Henry County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since May 2010. 

02
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Apr
Streetsboro City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Streetsboro City School District’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

01
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 2

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 2, 2015. Entities earning the Auditor of State Award are bold and italicized. 

31
Mar
Village of Yorkville Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Yorkville on the “unauditable” list.

31
Mar
Auditor Yost Releases Village of Willshire from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released Village of Willshire (Van Wert County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since December 2005. 

31
Mar
Vending Machines Looted at Wauseon Schools

More the $7,000 was stolen from vending machines within the Wauseon Exempted Village School District (Fulton County), according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

31
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 31

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

26
Mar
Auditor Yost Releases Village of Morral from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released Village of Morral (Marion County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since May 2013. 

26
Mar
$50,000 Owed by Lucas County Medicaid Provider

One hundred percent of psychotherapy services provided by Valko and Associates were improperly billed to the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) from 2009 through 2011, according to an examination released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Mar
Sandusky City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Sandusky City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

26
Mar
Pickerington Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Pickerington Local School District (Fairfield County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

26
Mar
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement made by Auditor of State Dave Yost is regarding the passage of Ohio House Bill 2.

25
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 26

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 26, 2015. 

24
Mar
Sycamore Community City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Sycamore Community City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

24
Mar
Rocky River City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Rocky River City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

24
Mar
City of Beachwood Audit Released

Beachwood Mayor Merle Gorden received improper travel reimbursements and vacation payouts, and also was illegally paid to perform weddings, according to an audit of the city released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

24
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 24

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 24, 2015. 

20
Mar
Five Northeast Ohio School Districts Receive Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities have received the Auditor of State Award with Distinction due to their excellent record keeping.

20
Mar
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the sentencing of former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly.

19
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Mar
Monroeville Local School District could save $730,000

More than $730,000 could be saved each year by the Monroeville Local School District (Huron County), according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

18
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 19

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 19, 2015.

17
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 17

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 17, 2015. 

13
Mar
Talented Tenth Leadership Academies’ Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the now-closed Talented Tenth Leadership Academies (Franklin County) on the “unauditable” list.

12
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces “Sunshine Audit” Initiative

Long, expensive legal battles can be prevented through the new “Sunshine Audit” announced today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

12
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

12
Mar
Hilliard City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Hilliard City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

12
Mar
Northwest Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Northwest Local School District’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Mar
VIDEO: Auditor Yost Announces “Sunshine Audit” Initiative

Long, expensive legal battles can be prevented through the new “Sunshine Audit” announced today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Mar
Audit Release for Thursday, March 12

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 12, 2015. Entities earning the Auditor of State Award are bold and italicized.

10
Mar
Former Clarksville Administrator Cost Village $23,000

Illegal utility account adjustments cost the Village of Clarksville more than $23,000 and put the former village administrator on trial, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

10
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Mar
Public-Private Hybrids Raise Accountability Questions

There’s a messy place where the public and private meet, and the old ideas about accountability aren’t good enough to sort it out.

09
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 10

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 5, 2015.

05
Mar
City of Akron Released from Fiscal Caution

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the City of Akron from fiscal caution – a designation it has held since 2011.

05
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Mar
Kenston Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Kenston Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.  

04
Mar
Highland Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Highland Local School District’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

04
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 5, 2015

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 5, 2015. 

03
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

03
Mar
$630,000 in Potential Savings Identified at Shadyside Local School District

Nearly $630,000 in recommended savings could help struggling Shadyside Local School District close a deficit gap, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.   

03
Mar
Meigs County Audit Identifies $6,000 Overpayment

The Meigs County EMS and 911 director was overpaid by more than $6,000 according to an audit of Meigs County released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

02
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 3, 2015. 

26
Feb
State of Ohio Single Audit Shows Drastic Drop in Questioned Costs

The 2014 State of Ohio Single Audit identified a 96 percent drop in the state’s federal questioned costs from the previous year, according to a report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
Feb
State of Ohio Single Audit Identifies School Issues

A charter school received more than $88,000, but its doors never opened, according to the 2014 State of Ohio Single Audit report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
Feb
Heath City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Heath City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

25
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 26, 2015

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 26, 2015. 

24
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
Feb
Findlay City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Findlay City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

24
Feb
Keystone Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Keystone Local School District’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

23
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Feb. 24

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 24, 2015.

19
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

19
Feb
Village of Smithfield Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Defaulting on a debt obligation prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the village of Smithfield (Jefferson County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

18
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 19

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 19, 2015.

17
Feb
Ayersville Water and Sewer District Audit Released

More than $61,000 is unaccounted for at the Ayersville Water and Sewer District (Defiance County) according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

17
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

17
Feb
Nordonia Hills City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Nordonia Hills City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

17
Feb
Austintown Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Austintown Local School District’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

13
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 17

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

13
Feb
City of Maple Heights Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Defaults on three loans and a significant deficit fund balance prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to declare the City of Maple Heights in a state of fiscal emergency.

12
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

12
Feb
Dublin City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Dublin City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

12
Feb
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Performance Audit

Final Report Shows Value of Data Collection

In total, the performance audit recommendations could create an annual financial impact of $8,294,327 and one-time savings of $3,940,606.

12
Feb
Lakota Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Lakota Local School District’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

12
Feb
New Albany-Plain Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the New Albany-Plain Local School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

11
Feb
Belmont Park District Audit Released

A former fiscal officer issued checks totaling $33,598 to acquaintances and himself, according to an audit of the Belmont Park District released by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

11
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, Feb. 12

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 12, 2015.

10
Feb
Deceitful Westerville City Schools Employees on the Hook for more than $9,000

Good management by the Westerville City School District caught two employees trying to receive more than $9,000 in pay they weren’t due, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

10
Feb
North Royalton City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the North Royalton City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

10
Feb
Orange City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Orange City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report

10
Feb
Summit County Educational Service Center Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Summit County Educational Service Center’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 10

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 10, 2015.

05
Feb
East Knox Local School District Placed in Fiscal Emergency

The inability to adopt a financial recovery plan while under fiscal watch prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the East Knox Local School District in a state of fiscal emergency

05
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Feb
Gateway Academy of Ohio’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete financial records have prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Gateway Academy of Ohio (Franklin County) on the “unauditable” list.

04
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, Feb. 5

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 5, 2015.

03
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

03
Feb
$708,000 in Potential Savings at Cardington-Lincoln Local Schools

A nearly $450,000 projected deficit could be transformed into a $1.8 million surplus by reducing size to meet peer, regional and industry averages at Cardington-Lincoln Local School District, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.   

02
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 3

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

02
Feb
City of Fairview Park Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Fairview Park by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

29
Jan
Cuyahoga County Medicaid Provider Owes $35,000

An independent Medicaid provider falsely claimed that services were rendered by a doctor, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

29
Jan
Lancaster City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lancaster City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

28
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 29

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 29, 2015. 

27
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports

27
Jan
Buckeye Local School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Buckeye Local School District's excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

27
Jan
Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

27
Jan
Cloverleaf Local School District Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Cloverleaf Local School District (Medina County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since January 2012.

27
Jan
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Performance Audit

Interim Report Part Three: Capital Investment, Planning and Budgeting

Strategic investments into cabins and campgrounds within Ohio’s state parks could generate more than $3.3 million in average annual returns and $3.8 million in one-time cost avoidance, according to an interim performance audit report of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

26
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 27

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

22
Jan
Auditor Yost Releases Report on Statewide Community School Attendance Count

An unannounced, statewide head count of community school attendance found as few as zero students in one school, according to a report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

22
Jan
Butler Technology and Career Development Schools Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Butler Technology and Career Development Schools by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

22
Jan
Beavercreek City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Beavercreek City School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

22
Jan
Twinsburg City School District Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Twinsburg City School District's excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

22
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Brooke Hancock Jefferson Metro Planning Commission received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

21
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 22

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 22, 2015.

20
Jan
City of Euclid Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Euclid by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

20
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Jan
Village of Felicity’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records have prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Village of Felicity (Clermont County) on the “unauditable” list.

16
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 20

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

15
Jan
Performance Audit of Hillsdale Local Schools Reaps Nearly $1 Million in Potential Savings

Closing the elementary school and improving the cost effectiveness of the employee health insurance program can help the Hillsdale Local School District (Ashland County) save as much as $990,000.

15
Jan
$4.7 Million in Potential Savings at Mansfield City School District

Altering expenditures to align with its peers could save the struggling Mansfield City School District (Richland County) $4.7 million per year.

15
Jan
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Performance Audit

Interim Report Part Two: Fish Hatchery Operations

Taxpayers won’t find themselves on-the-hook for wasteful spending at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Fish Hatchery Operations, according to an interim performance audit report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

15
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

15
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

14
Jan
Lorain Port Authority Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Lorain Port Authority’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

14
Jan
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Concerning the sentencing of former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris

Auditor of State Dave Yost's statement concerning the sentencing of former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris.

14
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 15

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 15, 2015.

13
Jan
Big Walnut Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Big Walnut Local School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

13
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Jan
Inaugural Ceremonies: Auditor of State Dave Yost

Dave Yost was sworn in as Ohio's Auditor of State on January 12, 2015, in the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.

12
Jan
Regional Income Tax Agency Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the city of Pickerington by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

12
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 13

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 13, 2015. 

08
Jan
Former Director Misused Public Funds

Special Audit: Columbiana County Drug Task Force

A cell phone and wireless plan for the wife of the former Columbiana County Drug Task Force director were paid for with tax dollars, according to a special audit.

08
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 8

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 8, 2015.

06
Jan
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Performance Audit Interim Report Part One: Fleet Management

Operating by data-driven fleet management standards could generate financial gains of more than $1 million for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), according to an interim report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

06
Jan
Southern Local School District could Eliminate Deficit Threat

Southern Local School District (Perry County) could turn a projected $730,000 deficit into a $1.4 million surplus by implementing performance audit recommendations released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

06
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 6

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 5, 2015.

02
Jan
JobsOhio Compliance and Control Engagement Posted on Auditor’s Website

The fiscal year 2013 compliance and control engagement of JobsOhio has been completed by the KPMG LLP auditing firm and is available on the Auditor of State's website.

31
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Dec
$3,500 in Findings Issued in Steubenville Audit

A former Steubenville finance officer is accused of collecting public money but never depositing it into the city’s bank accounts, according to an audit of the City of Steubenville.

30
Dec
Audit Releases for Wednesday, December 31

The following audits will be released Wednesday, December 31, 2014. 

30
Dec
Clermont County Medicaid Provider Owes $146,000

The former top billing independent nurse in the state’s Medicaid program claimed payment for overlapping services, according to an audit released today.

29
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 30

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 30, 2014. 

24
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 23

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 23, 2014.

18
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Dec
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Auditor of State Dave Yost made a statement concerning the Ohio General Assembly’s passage of bipartisan redistricting reform legislation.

17
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 18, 2014.

17
Dec
City of Pickerington Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Pickerington's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Dec
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Regarding a Fordham Institute Report on Ohio's Charter School Sector

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the Fordham Institute’s report released today.

16
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Dec
Inaction Bred Corruption in Village of Smithfield

A complete lack of monitoring and accounting led to the misuse of public dollars and the failure to meet financial obligations, according to an audit of the Village of Smithfield.

15
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 16

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

11
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Crestwood Local School District (Portage County) has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

10
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 11

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 11, 2014.

10
Dec
City of Independence Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the city of Independence (Cuyahoga County) has returned a clean audit report. 

09
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Three entities in Ohio received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Dec
City of Delaware Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Delaware's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Dec
Fiscal Integrity Act Heads to the Governor’s Desk

Ohio’s tax dollars will be better protected with the passage of the Fiscal Integrity Act (HB10), voted off the floor of the House today.

08
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

04
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Dec
Special Audit Confirms $8,000 Missing from Erie County Nursing Home

Checks made payable to “cash”- a practice that’s virtually never justified for government entities – led to nearly $8,000 in findings for recovery in a special audit of The Meadows at Osborn Park released today.

03
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 4

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 4, 2014.

02
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

02
Dec
Evidence Grows Against former Niles Employee 

A former employee of the city of Niles was indicted and awaits trial due to the preliminary work of an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

01
Dec
Liberty Local School District Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released Liberty Local School District (Trumbull County) from fiscal emergency; a status it has held since 2011.

01
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 2

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 2, 2014. 

25
Nov
City of Lakewood Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Lakewood's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

25
Nov
City of Groveport Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the city of Groveport (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

25
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
Nov
Jackson Township’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records have prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Jackson Township (Ashland County) on the “unauditable” list.

24
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, November 25

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 25, 2014. 

24
Nov
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Auditor of State Dave Yost made the following statement regarding the sentencing of former Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy Superintendent Lisa Hamm.

21
Nov
Muskingum County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Muskingum County’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

21
Nov
City of Louisville Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the city of Louisville (Stark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

21
Nov
Montgomery County Entities Receive Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Financial audits returned clean reports for two entities in Montgomery County. 

20
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Two entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports released Thursday, November 20.

19
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 20

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 20, 2014. 

18
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, November 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

14
Nov
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding the guilty plea entered today by former Marion-Franklin High School assistant principal Stanley Pyle.

12
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 13

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 13, 2014. 

07
Nov
Summit County Cities Receive Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The cities of Barterton, Norton and Stow have earned the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for their excellent record keeping.

07
Nov
Hamilton Township’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

Incomplete records have prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place Hamilton Township (Lawrence County) on the “unauditable” list.

07
Nov
Indian Lake EMS Joint Ambulance District’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

Multiple missing documents prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost to place the Indian Lake EMS Joint Ambulance District (Logan County) on the “unauditable” list.

06
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost announced the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports

06
Nov
Uhrichsville Fire Chief Overpaid by Nearly $10,000

Two years after implementing salary restrictions, the city of Uhrichsville (Tuscarawas County) had overpaid its fire chief by nearly $10,000.

06
Nov
Cuyahoga County Medicaid Provider Owes $17,447

A Cuyahoga County Medicaid provider failed to obtain proper signatures to verify service deliveries, and failed to maintain proper certifications.

06
Nov
Former Franklin Township Fiscal Officer on the Hook Again

More findings for recovery will be added to the resume of former Franklin Township (Richland County) fiscal officer Cynthia Carroll, according to the township’s 2011-2012 financial audit released today

06
Nov
City of North Ridgeville Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of North Ridgeville's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

05
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 6

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 6, 2014.

30
Oct
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Regarding the indictment of former Pike County employee Darla Smith

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding today’s indictment of former Pike County employee Darla Smith.

20
Oct
City of Vandalia Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Vandalia’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 21

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

17
Oct
City of Ashland Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Ashland has returned a clean audit report. The city has earned the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

16
Oct
Lucas County Ambulette Company Owes $137,000

More than 200 billing errors made by TLC Transportation (Lucas County) resulted in overpayments from the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM).

16
Oct
Cities in Lorain County Receive Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The cities of Amherst, Avon and Elyria have earned the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for their excellent record keeping.

16
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Consortium of Northwest Ohio (Henry County) has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

15
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 16

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 16, 2014.

13
Oct
Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

13
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 14

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 14, 2014. 

10
Oct
Cuyahoga County Public Library Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cuyahoga County Public Library has returned a clean audit report and earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

09
Oct
Clark County Bank Account Used to Fund Campaign Committee

The Clark County Department of Jobs and Family Services (CCDJFS) transferred $25,000 from an off-book account to a levy campaign.

09
Oct
Stark Area Regional Transit Authority Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The authority’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

09
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Huron Metropolitan Housing Authority (Huron County) has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

08
Oct
Stark County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Stark County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

08
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 9

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 9, 2014.

07
Oct
City of Niles Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Substantial deficit fund balances prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the city of Niles (Trumbull County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

07
Oct
City of Gahanna Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Gahanna's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

07
Oct
Geauga County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Geauga County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report for the fourth year in a row. 

06
Oct
City of Napoleon Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction  

A recent financial audit of the City of Napoleon (Henry County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.  

06
Oct
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Regarding the sentencing of David Smalley

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding today’s sentencing of David Smalley.

06
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 7

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 7 2014. 

02
Oct
Village of Smithfield Placed in Fiscal Caution

Failure to bring financial records into an auditable condition prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Village of Smithfield (Jefferson County) in a state of fiscal caution.

01
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 2

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 2, 2014.

01
Oct
Metro Regional Transit Authority Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The authority’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Oct
City of Madeira Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Madeira (Hamilton County) has returned a clean audit report.  

30
Sep
East Knox Local School District Placed in Fiscal Watch

Failure to provide an acceptable financial recovery plan prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place East Knox Local School District (Knox County) in a state of fiscal watch.

30
Sep
Retirees Received Substantial Overpayments

Two City of Norwood (Hamilton County) received substantial retirement overpayments, according to an audit of the city released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

30
Sep
Former Health Commissioner Overpaid by $31,000

A former Health Commissioner of the Greene County Joint Combined Health District received an overpayment of more than $31,000.

30
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that four entities received the Auditor of State Award.

29
Sep
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding today’s sentencing of former Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah Smalley.

29
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Sept. 30

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

26
Sep
City of Orrville Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Orrville's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Sep
City of Tallmadge Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Tallmadge has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Sep
City of Middleburg Heights Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Auditor of State Dave Yost today presented the City of Middleburg Heights with the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for its clean audit report. 

25
Sep
City of South Euclid Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of South Euclid's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

25
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Western Reserve Local School District (Mahoning County) has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

25
Sep
Former City of Martins Ferry Employee Stole $32,000

A former utility clerk from the city of Martins Ferry stole more than $32,000 in utility payments.

25
Sep
Village of Pomeroy Financial Records “Unauditable”

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed the Village of Pomeroy (Meigs County) on the “unauditable” list.

24
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, Sept. 25

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 25, 2014.

23
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Sep
Weller Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed Weller Township (Richland County) on the “unauditable” list.

 

23
Sep
Greene Township Financial Records “Unauditable”

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed Greene Township (Trumbull County) on the “unauditable” list.

23
Sep
$48,000 Misused by Former Scioto County Employees

Rampant unauthorized credit card use and self-dealing transpired for years in Scioto County.

22
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Sept. 23

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 16, 2014. 

19
Sep
City of Brunswick Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Brunswick's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

18
Sep
Wayne Trace Local School District Financial Records “Unauditable”

Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed Wayne Trace Local School District (Paulding County) on the “unauditable” list, as a result of inadequate financial records. 

18
Sep
Washington Township’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed Washington Township (Tuscarawas County) on the “unauditable” list.

18
Sep
Knox Area Transit Board Financial Records “Unauditable”

As a result of insufficient financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed the Knox Area Transit Board (Knox County) on the “unauditable” list.

17
Sep
City of Sandusky Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Sandusky's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

 

17
Sep
West Chester Township Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A clean financial audit of West Chester Township by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has earned the township the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

17
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 18

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 18, 2014.

16
Sep
Special Audit: Former Pike County Employee Owes $7,300

A former Chief Deputy Clerk used court funds as a personal ATM, according to a special audit of the Pike County Clerk of Courts Legal Department released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

16
Sep
Franklin County Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio Medicaid $13,800

A Franklin County Medicaid provider failed to present required documentation for 75 services, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

 

16
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

15
Sep
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Guilty plea entered today by David Smalley

Auditor of State Dave Yost makes the following statement regarding the guilty plea entered today by David Smalley. 

15
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Sept. 16

 The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 16, 2014. 

11
Sep
City of Niles could save $4.4 Million Annually

The city of Niles (Trumbull County) could realize a variety of potential savings and efficiencies, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Sep
Lockland Local School District Approved Audit Recommendations

Lockland Local School District has implemented multiple cost-saving recommendations from a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that Lake Local School District (Stark County) has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

 

10
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, Sept. 11

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 11, 2014.

09
Sep
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding the sentencing of former South-Western City Schools Accounts-Payable Manager, Trixie Belew.

09
Sep
City of Alliance Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Alliance (Mahoning and Stark Counties) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

09
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday,
September 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

04
Sep
Medina County Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio Medicaid $26,000

A Medina County Medicaid provider had no documentation for more than 100 services, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

03
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 4

 The following audits will be released Thursday, September 4, 2014. 

02
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

01
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, Sept. 2

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

28
Aug
Clearview Local School District could Save $888,000

Nearly $888,000 in annual savings could be realized at Clearview Local School District (Lorain County), according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

28
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

27
Aug
Special Audit: Taxpayers Foot the Bill for Superintendent’s Travels

Trips across the globe can really add up, but a former superintendent let taxpayers pay his tab, according to a special audit of the Educational Service Center (ESC) of Central Ohio released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

27
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 28

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 28, 2014.

26
Aug
Village of Martinsville Family Funneled Funds

Family members illegally ran the Village of Martinsville (Clinton County) and used it funds for personal use, according to an audit released today.

26
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the two entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

25
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 26

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

21
Aug
Brookfield Local School District could Regain Financial Stability

Brookfield Local School District (Trumbull County) could save nearly $250,000 per year and move closer toward shedding its fiscal emergency status, according to a performance audit released by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

 

20
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 21

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 21, 2014.

19
Aug
Special Audit: Former Fiscal Officer Lived on Public Dime

The former fiscal officer of Franklin Township (Richland County) financed her lifestyle on the public dime at a cost of nearly $136,000, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

19
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost announces the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 19

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

14
Aug
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Auditor of State Dave Yost's statement regarding the guilty plea entered today by former Fairfield County Clerk of Court, Deborah Smalley. 

13
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 14

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 14, 2014.

12
Aug
Modernizing Mahoning County Engineer’s Office Creates Efficiency

Potential for $566,000 in Annual Savings Identified

Modernizing the antiquated operations of the Mahoning County Engineer’s Office would save money and increase efficiency, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost

12
Aug
Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Could Save $2 Million Annually, Eliminate Forecasted Deficits

Switzerland of Ohio Local School District’s current spending exceeds its peers in some areas and could be reduced by $2 million per year, according to a performance audit released today.

12
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

11
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 12

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

08
Aug
Jefferson Township’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed Jefferson Township (Montgomery County) on the “unauditable” list.

08
Aug
Village of Mt. Pleasant’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed the Village of Mt. Pleasant (Jefferson County) on the “unauditable” list.

 

06
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 7

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 7, 2014.

06
Aug
Share Ohio Helps Local Governments Share Equipment, Save Dollars

ShareOhio is a one-stop shop to share resources, save taxpayer dollars, and better utilize capital equipment.

05
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 5

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

31
Jul
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement is regarding the negotiated plea by former Columbus City Schools employee Steve Tankovich.

31
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 31

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 31, 2014.

29
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Three entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

28
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 29

 

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

24
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 24

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 24, 2014. 

22
Jul
Rush Township Placed in Fiscal Caution

Unreconciled financial statements and significant audit citations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place Rush Township (Scioto County) in a state of fiscal caution.

22
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost announces the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for clean audit reports.

21
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 22

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

17
Jul
Kentucky Medical Transportation Company Owes Ohio $340,000

Unqualified drivers, rampant errors and a lack of documentation resulted in Medicaid overpayments on 88 percent of Kentucky-based Action Delivery Service’s total reimbursements from 2009-2011.

16
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 17

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 17, 2014.

15
Jul
Hamilton Township Audit Confirms Accounting Failures

Years of inaccurate accounting and budgeting in Hamilton Township went uncorrected and created the financial issues plaguing it today.

15
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

14
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 15

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

11
Jul
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Auditor of State Dave Yost issued a statement regarding the guilty plea entered by former Brown County Deputy Clerk of Courts Heather Tapp.

09
Jul
Auditor of State’s Office Wins Excellence in Accountability Award

The Auditor of State’s 2012 special audit of Cuyahoga Heights Local School District has received an Excellence in Accountability Award by the National State Auditors Association (NSAA).

09
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 10

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 10, 2014. 

08
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report

07
Jul
Auditor Yost Releases City of Mansfield from Fiscal Emergency

Columbus – Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the City of Mansfield (Richland County) from fiscal emergency in the final meeting of their financial planning and supervision commission.

07
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 8

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 8, 2014

03
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to the entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Jul
Meda-Care Transportation Owes State $170,000

A questionable documentation process led Meda-Care Transportation, Inc. (Hamilton County) to improperly bill Ohio Medicaid, contributing to overpayments of more than $160,000.

02
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 3

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 3, 2014.

01
Jul
Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Special Audit Released

Nearly $39,000 in Findings Issued

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released a special audit report accusing former Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah Smalley and her husband of kickbacks, contract steering, theft and political skullduggery. Findings for recovery total nearly $39,000.

01
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost announces three entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Jun
Auditor Yost Releases Scioto County from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost released Scioto County from fiscal emergency today during the final meeting of their financial planning and supervision commission.

30
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 1

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

26
Jun
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding the untimely passing of Representative Terry Blair.

26
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Jun
Auditor Yost Unveils ShareOhio.gov

Auditor of State Dave Yost today launched a website that will, at no cost to local governments, help communities share equipment to save taxpayer dollars.

25
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 25

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 23, 2014.

24
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Jun
Village of Salineville Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed the Village of Salineville (Columbiana County) on the “unauditable” list.

23
Jun
Hiram Township Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed Hiram Township (Portage County) on the “unauditable” list.

23
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 24

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

19
Jun
Lucas County Ambulette Overpaid by $50,000

Yama Transportation (Lucas County) billed Ohio Medicaid for services it could not have provided, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

19
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report

18
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 19

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 19, 2014.

18
Jun
Village of Hamler Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed the Village of Hamler (Henry County) on the “unauditable” list.

17
Jun
Rossford Exempted Village School District Could Save $3.75 Million Annually

Increasing energy efficiency and aligning staff levels with similar school districts would contribute to more than $3.75 million in potential savings at Rossford Exempted Village School District in Wood County.

17
Jun
Performance Audit Identifies More Than $800,000 in Potential Savings for Ledgemont Local Schools

More than $800,000 could immediately be saved by the cash-strapped Ledgemont Local School District in Geauga County through the implementation of recommendations made in a performance audit released today

17
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost announces that two entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 17

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 17, 2014

11
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 12

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 11, 2014.

10
Jun
Closed Charter School Officials Paid Themselves Through Public Contracts

 The price tag for self-dealing by six officials – three of whom have pleaded guilty and are awaiting sentencing – is nearly $500,000, according to an audit of the now closed Lion of Judah Academy.

10
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 10

 The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

09
Jun
Staying Out of the Red: The Real Bottom Line on GASB 68

Auditor Dave Yost discusses new standards from the the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) for reporting pension obligations. 

05
Jun
Auditor of State Dave Yost Releases Android Version of Ohio Stops Fraud App

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s Ohio Stops Fraud mobile application is now available for Android users.

05
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Jun
Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

04
Jun
Kenston Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Kenston Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

04
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 5

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 5, 2014.

03
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

03
Jun
Cuyahoga County Medicaid Provider Overpaid by $64,000

Caretenders of Cleveland, Inc., a Medicare certified home health agency, was overpaid by more than $64,000, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

03
Jun
Former Rarden Fiscal Officer Failed to Perform Duties

Wrote Checks to Herself and Husband

Illegal expenditures and mismanagement led to overspending in the Village of Rarden (Scioto County), according to a financial audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

03
Jun
Bedford City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Bedford City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

03
Jun
North Olmsted City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the North Olmsted City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

02
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 3

 The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 3, 2014.

02
Jun
North Ridgeville City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the North Ridgeville City School District (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

02
Jun
Fairview Park City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Fairview Park City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

29
May
Orange City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Orange City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

29
May
City of Westlake Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the City of Westlake (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

29
May
Cleveland Public Library Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cleveland Public Library (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

29
May
Hudson City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Hudson City School District (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

29
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

28
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 29

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 29, 2014. 

27
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

27
May
Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

27
May
Shaker Heights City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Shaker Heights City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

27
May
Twinsburg School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Twinsburg City School District (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

23
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 27

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

23
May
Auditor Yost Meets with Ohio WWII Vet and Painter of the Auditor’s State Seal

Auditor Yost writes about his meeting with Carl Weisgerber in Cincinnati

21
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 22

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 22, 2014.

20
May
Rocky River City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Rocky River City School District's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
May
Keystone Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Keystone Local School District has returned a clean audit report.

20
May
City of Centerville Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Centerville’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

19
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 20

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

19
May
City of Shaker Heights Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Shaker Heights (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

19
May
Cleveland Heights--University Heights Public Library Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cleveland Heights—University Heights Public Library (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.  

15
May
Former Village of Verona Employee Stole Computers to Cover Crimes

Trace evidence was left behind after a former Village of Verona employee stole and destroyed data linking her to the theft of utility payments, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

15
May
St. Clair Township Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Significant deficit fund balances prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place St. Clair Township (Butler County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

15
May
Laketran Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Laketran (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

15
May
Buckeye Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Buckeye Local School District (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

15
May
Lake Metroparks Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Lake Metroparks (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

15
May
City of Willoughby Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Willoughby (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

15
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

14
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 15

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 15, 2014.

13
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 13

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

13
May
Former South-Western City School District Employee Stole $39,000

A former accounts payable manager took advantage of a poorly monitored checking account at South-Western City School District.

13
May
Berkshire Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Berkshire Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

13
May
Village of Trimble Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Deficit fund balances, treasury deficits and significant past due accounts prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Village of Trimble (Athens County) in a state of fiscal emergency. 

13
May
City of Amherst Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Amherst (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

13
May
City of Brunswick Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brunswick (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

13
May
City of Rittman Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Rittman (Wayne County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

13
May
Granville Exempted Village School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Granville Exempted Village School District (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

13
May
East End Community Heritage School's Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the East End Community Heritage School (Hamilton County) on the “unauditable” list.

13
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
May
Village of Mechanicsburg Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed the Village of Mechanicsburg (Champaign County) on the “unauditable” list.

08
May
West Malta Rural Water District Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the West Malta Rural Water District (Morgan County) on the “unauditable” list.

08
May
Sloppy Books Found in Audits of the LEARN and LEAD Academies

Careless bookkeeping led to more than $278,000 in findings for recovery in the audits of former Liberty Local School District conversion schools Liberty Early Academic Resource Nest Academy (2010, 2011 and 2012) and Liberty Exemplary Academic Design Academy (2011 and 2012).

08
May
Mechanicsburg Exempted Village School District Could Save $767,000 Annually

Implementing a sick leave policy and increasing transportation efficiency would contribute to potential savings of more than $767,000, according to a performance audit of Mechanicsburg Exempted Village School District released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

08
May
Kingston Township Improperly Paid for Health Care Costs

Unlawful reimbursements for employee health care costs led to $9,500 in findings for recovery, according to the 2011-2012 audit of Kingston Township (Delaware County) released today by the Auditor of State’s office.

08
May
Unreported Checking Account found at Village of Belmont Volunteer Fire Department

Super Bowl and Christmas parties for the Village of Belmont’s volunteer fire department were partially funded by public dollars, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

08
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor Yost awards entities the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 8

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 8, 2014.

06
May
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost.

06
May
Auditor Yost discusses fiscal distress with Joel Riley on 610 WTVN

Auditor Dave Yost speaks with Joel Riley of 610 WTVN radio in Columbus, Ohio, about the entities currently in a state of fiscal emergency and the potential for entities to have fiscal trouble.

25
Apr
Athens City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Athens City School District (Athens County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

22
Apr
Troy Township Funds Used to Cover Gambling Losses

A former fiscal officer used public funds to cover gambling losses, according to a special audit of Troy Township (Delaware County) released today by the Auditor of State’s office.

22
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Apr
Performance Audit Identifies $253,000 in Potential Savings for Bellefontaine

Cutting down on unnecessary water loss could help save the City of Bellefontaine (Logan County) as much as $253,000.

22
Apr
Findlay City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Findlay City School District (Hancock County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

22
Apr
Village of Waynesville Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Village of Waynesville (Warren County) from fiscal emergency.

21
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 22

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

17
Apr
Cuyahoga County Public Library Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Cuyahoga County Public Library by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

17
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

16
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 16

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 16, 2014.

15
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

15
Apr
City of Upper Arlington Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Upper Arlington (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

14
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 15

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

10
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Apr
City of Maple Heights Placed in Fiscal Watch

Significant deficits prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the city of Maple Heights (Cuyahoga County) in fiscal watch after a requested review of the city’s finances. 

09
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 10

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 10, 2014.

09
Apr
Hamilton Township Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Multi-million dollar deficit fund balances and treasury deficits prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place Hamilton Township (Warren County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

08
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
Apr
Former Franklin County Agricultural Society Treasurer Stole $211,000

Former Franklin County Agricultural Society Treasurer Dave Brobst wire transferred public funds to the family farm and John Deere.

07
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 8

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

03
Apr
Special Audit Issued $92,000 in Findings Against Former Fiscal Officer

A former fiscal officer used public funds for mortgage payments and college tuition, according to a special audit of the Clermont County Central Joint Fire-EMS District released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

03
Apr
Conflict of Interest at Tomorrow Center Community School

 An illegal contract between husband and wife led to more than $53,000 in findings for recovery at Tomorrow Center Community School (Morrow County), according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.   

03
Apr
Montgomery County Nurse Owes Ohio Medicaid $36,000

Documentation provided by Medicaid provider Jennifer Jones indicated that she administrated services to multiple patients in different locations at the same time, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

03
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 3

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 3, 2014.

01
Apr
Elite Academy of the Arts Audits Identify $45,000 in Findings for Recovery

Charter school officials spent public dollars on steak dinners and plane tickets, according to three audits released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  

01
Apr
Performance Audit Identifies $1.1 Million in Potential Savings at Tecumseh Local School District

A review of Tecumseh Local School District, as requested by the Ohio Department of Education, identified $1,117,581 in potential savings, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

01
Apr
Performance Audit of Massillon Identifies $628,000 in Potential Savings

As much as $628,000 could be saved every year by the City of Massillon through the implementation of 13 recommendations outlined in a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

01
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

31
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 1

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

27
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 27

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 27, 2014.

25
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 25

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

25
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

25
Mar
Auditor Yost Testimony for House Bill 10

House and State Local Government Committee

Auditor Yost testified in support of House Bill 10 to the House and State Local Government Committee.

20
Mar
Greene County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Greene County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. Greene County’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

20
Mar
City of Xenia Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Xenia (Greene County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

20
Mar
Performance Audit of Galion City School District Identifies $650,000 in Potential Savings

A review of Galion City School District, as requested by the Ohio Department of Education, identified $654,254 in potential savings, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

20
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Mar
City of Piqua Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Piqua (Miami County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

19
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 20

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 20, 2014.

18
Mar
Auditor Yost Reviews Sunshine Law Procedures of 48 Entities

Auditor of State Dave Yost reviewed public records policies and procedures of 48 government entities, giving recommendations to 19 for improvements.

18
Mar
City of Reynoldsburg Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Reynoldsburg (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

18
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Mar
Performance Audit of Conotton Valley Union Local School District Identifies $275,000 in Potential Savings

A review of Conotton Valley Union Local School District identified $275,490 in potential savings, according to a performance audit released today.

17
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

17
Mar
Highland Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Highland Local School District (Medina County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

17
Mar
Miami Valley Career Technology Center Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Miami Valley Career Technology Center (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

14
Mar
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement is regarding the unexpected resignation of Hamilton Township Fiscal Officer Jackie Terwilleger.

13
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

12
Mar
City of South Euclid Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of South Euclid (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

12
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 13

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 13, 2014.

11
Mar
Putnam County Nurse Owes Ohio Medicaid $260,000

Claims of water damage followed by fire damage were made by a Putnam County Medicaid provider who failed to maintain required documentation of service delivery, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 11

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

06
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

06
Mar
Village of Rutland Riddled with Problems

Two former employees stole more than $82,000 from the Village of Rutland (Meigs County), according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

05
Mar
Auditor Yost Recognizes Taxpayer Heroes

Auditor of State Dave Yost recognized two individuals with the Taxpayer Hero Award today at the Local Government Officials Conference (LGOC). 

05
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 6

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 6, 2014.

04
Mar
State of Ohio Single Audit Shows Continued Improvement

Ohio continues to show significant improvement in its single audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Mar
Westerville City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Westerville City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

04
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

03
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 4

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

27
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

27
Feb
City of Orrville Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Orrville’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Feb
Central Ohio Transit Authority Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

COTA's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 27

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 26, 2014.

25
Feb
Crimes of Former Fiscal Officer Haunt Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy

Details of the taxpayer-financed posh lifestyles of two former Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy officials continue to surface nearly one year after their indictments, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

25
Feb
Greater Heights Academy Audits Identify $630,000 in Findings for Recovery

 A former board member of the now closed Greater Heights Academy (Cuyahoga County) demanded and accepted more than half of a million dollars of improper payments, according to four audits released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

25
Feb
Village of Adena's Financial Records "Unauditable"

 As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Village of Adena (Jefferson County) on the “unauditable” list.

25
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 25

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 25, 2014.

24
Feb
City of Alliance Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Alliance (Stark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

20
Feb
City of Powell Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the City of Powell (Delaware County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

20
Feb
City of Norton Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Norton (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

20
Feb
Southern Hills Joint Vocational School Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Southern Hills Joint Vocational School (Brown County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

19
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 20

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 20, 2014.

18
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

18
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Feb
Shelby County Regional Planning Commission Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

The Shelby County Regional Planning Commission (Shelby County) saved 68 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.” 

18
Feb
Village of Potsdam Saves 92 percent of Audit Costs

The Village of Potsdam (Miami County) saved 92 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

18
Feb
Athens County Regional Planning Commission Saves 82 percent of Audit Costs

The Athens County Regional Planning Commission (Athens County) saved 82 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.” 

13
Feb
City of Stow Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Stow (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

13
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

 Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Feb
Lion of Judah Academy Owes $1.3 Million, Carl Shye Involved

Three financial audits detail why five administrators of the Lion of Judah Academy (Cuyahoga County) were indicted on charges related to nearly $1.3 million in findings for recovery.

12
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 13

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 13, 2014.

11
Feb
Performance Audit Provides $1.4 Million in Potential Savings for Perkins Local Schools

As much as $1.4 million could be saved annually by the Perkins Local School District (Erie County) according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Feb
City of Rossford Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Rossford (Wood County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

11
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 11

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

07
Feb
City of Napoleon Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Napoleon (Henry County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

07
Feb
Sharon Township's Financial Records "Unauditable"

 As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed Sharon Township (Franklin County) on the “unauditable” list.

06
Feb
Providence Home Health Care Overpaid by Ohio Medicaid

A Cuyahoga County based Medicaid provider was overpaid by more than $7,000, according to a 2008-2010 audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

06
Feb
Bettsville Local School District Placed in Fiscal Emergency

An operating deficit of $775,000 prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Bettsville Local School District (Seneca County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

06
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

06
Feb
Sand Beach Conservancy District Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

The Sand Beach Conservancy District (Ottawa County) saved 76 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.” 

05
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 6

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 6, 2014.

04
Feb
Regional Income Tax Agency Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Regional Income Tax Agency (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

04
Feb
City of Pataskala Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Pataskala (Licking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

04
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

03
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 4

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 4, 2014.

31
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

31
Jan
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Today’s indictment of Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly is the result, in part, from audit findings from 2011 and 2012 by Auditor of State Dave Yost that Mr. Kelly had improperly paid for personal clothing, meals and party supplies using public funds.

30
Jan
City of Sandusky Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Sandusky (Erie County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

30
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

29
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 30

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 23, 2014.

28
Jan
Attendance Data "Scrubbing" and Grade Manipulation Confirmed in Special Audit of Columbus City Schools

A top-down culture of data manipulation and employee intimidation was uncovered by a special audit of the Columbus City School District released in a press conference held today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

28
Jan
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the Columbus City School District’s movement to terminate four principals.

28
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports

28
Jan
Press Conference: Special Audit Results of Columbus City School District

Auditor Yost Releases Report in Press Conference

A top-down culture of data manipulation and employee intimidation was uncovered by a special audit of the Columbus City School District.

27
Jan
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the indictments of former Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah Smalley and husband David Smalley.

27
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 28

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

23
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Jan
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Next to Receive Performance Audit

Auditor of State Dave Yost today announced that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be the next state agency to undergo a performance audit as required by Ohio law.   

22
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 23

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 23, 2014.

21
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 21

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

17
Jan
Mentor Exempted Village School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mentor Exempted Village School District (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

16
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

 Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Jan
Ohio Auditor and Ohio Stops Fraud App with 610 WTVN Radio

Auditor Dave Yost speaks with Joel Riley of 610 WTVN radio in Columbus, Ohio about how fighting fraud has gone mobile.

15
Jan
Auditor Yost Discusses Ohio Stops Fraud App on 700wlw Radio

Auditor Dave Yost speaks with Scott Sloan of 700wlw radio in Cincinnati, Ohio.

15
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 16

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 16, 2013.

14
Jan
Columbiana County Drug Task Force's Financial Records "Unauditable"

 As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Columbiana County Drug Task Force on the “unauditable” list.

14
Jan
Financial Records "Unauditable" at Workforce Initiative Association Area 6

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Workforce Initiative Association Area 6 (Stark County) on the “unauditable” list.

14
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

 Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Jan
The Worthington Libraries Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of The Worthington Libraries (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

13
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 14

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

13
Jan
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the investigation released today by the Ohio Department of Education regarding school districts identified as “scrubbing” attendance data.

09
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
Jan
Auditor Yost Launches iPhone App to Help Fight Fraud

Auditor of State Dave Yost unveiled today Ohio Stops Fraud – a new iPhone app to report suspected fraud in public offices across the state.

08
Jan
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 9

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 9, 2013

08
Jan
Launch of iPhone App to Help Fight Fraud

Auditor of State Dave Yost unveils and demonstrations the "Ohio Stops Fraud" iPhone application at a press conference in Auditor of State Ceremonial Office in Ohio Statehouse.

06
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 7

The following audits will be released Tuesday, January 7, 2013

02
Jan
Brimfield Township Continues to Overpay Trustees

Brimfield Township Trustees were overcompensated for a second time, according to a 2012 financial audit released today.

31
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 2

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 2, 2013

31
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

31
Dec
Findings Issued in Audit of Brown County

Various accounting errors led to nearly $72,000 in findings for recovery issued in the 2012 audit of Brown County released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

30
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 31

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

26
Dec
Findings Show Former Pickaway County Employee Owes $15,000

Former Pickaway County Treasurer’s Office employee Gale Fouch was convicted of misappropriating tax payments and ordered to pay restitution in August, 2012. However, more than $15,000 is still missing.

24
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 26

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 26, 2013

24
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
Dec
West Clermont Local School District Saves $2.9 Million

West Clermont Local School District (WCLSD) has saved more than $2 million during the 2013-14 school year by implementing recommendations from a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 24

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 24, 2013.

19
Dec
Geneva Park Commission Saves 66 percent of Audit Costs

The Geneva Park Commission (Ashtabula County) saved 66 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

19
Dec
Village of Gann Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

The Village of Gann (Knox County) saved 72 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

19
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

 Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

19
Dec
City of East Cleveland's Finances in Continued Disarray

The City of East Cleveland’s financial situation continues to spiral downward according to the 2011 and 2012 financial audits released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

19
Dec
Problems Persist with Finances in Cheshire Township

A finding for recovery and a laundry list of citations have pointed to Cheshire Township (Gallia County) fiscal officer Virginia Letson for the second time.

18
Dec
Barnesville Exempted Village School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Barnesville Exempted Village School District (Belmont County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

18
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 19

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 19, 2013.

17
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Dec
Village of Bloomingburg Placed in Fiscal Caution

Significant audit citations and deficit balances prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Village of Bloomingburg (Fayette County) in a state of fiscal caution. 

17
Dec
Village of Edgerton Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Deficit fund balances prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Village of Edgerton (Williams County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

17
Dec
Mansfield City School District Placed in Fiscal Emergency

The inability to adopt a financial recovery plan prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Mansfield City School District (Richland County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

16
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 17

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 17, 2013. 

12
Dec
Franklin County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Franklin County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

11
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 12

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 12, 2013. 

10
Dec
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning former Columbus City School District Area Treasurer Tina Dorsey.

10
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 10

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

09
Dec
Beachwood City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Beachwood City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

05
Dec
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost concerning the resignation of Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah Smalley

05
Dec
Kentucky Nurse Owes Ohio Medicaid $219,000

 No response and no documentation left auditors unable to express an opinion regarding licensed practical nurse Candy Cain’s compliance with Medicaid regulations.

05
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

04
Dec
Wayne County Receives the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Wayne County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

04
Dec
City of Lancaster Receives the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Wayne County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

04
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 5

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 5, 2013.

03
Dec
Former Care Provider Owes Ohio Medicaid $155,000

A lack of supporting documentation led auditors to identify an overpayment of more than $155,000.

03
Dec
$70,000 in Findings Issued in Community School's Final Audit

 Sloppy book keeping at the Legacy Academy for Leaders and the Arts’ (Mahoning County) continued until the very end, according to the closeout audit of the community school released today.

03
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 3

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 3, 2013.

26
Nov
Medicaid Provider Owes Ohio Medicaid $181,000

No response and no documentation left auditors unable to express an opinion regarding former Medicaid provider Sharon Rivera’s compliance with Medicaid regulations, according to an audit released today.

25
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, November 26

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 26, 2013. 

21
Nov
Audit of JobsOhio Released

Four noncompliance citations and four recommendations were issued in the JobsOhio audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

21
Nov
Release of JobsOhio Audit

Auditor of State Dave Yost reveals the Fiscal Year 2012 Compliance and Control Audit of JobsOhio.

20
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 21

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 21, 2013. 

19
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

18
Nov
Tri-Cities North Regional Wastewater Authority Receives the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Tri-Cities North Regional Wastewater Authority (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

18
Nov
Audit Releases for Tuesday, November 19

The following audits will be released Tuesday, November 19, 2013. 

14
Nov
Hancock County Receives the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Hancock County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

13
Nov
Ambulette Company Owes Ohio Medicaid $1 million

State auditors had to go digging into a basement for records to complete the audit of Cuyahoga County-based Greathouse Medical Transportation, LLC.

13
Nov
City of North Olmsted Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of North Olmsted (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

13
Nov
City of Brook Park Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brook Park (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

13
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 14

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 14, 2013. 

12
Nov
Southeast Area Law Enforcement Network Saves 87 percent of Audit Costs

The Southeast Area Law Enforcement Network (Cuyahoga County) saved 87 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

12
Nov
Put-In-Bay Township Park District Saves 92 percent of Audit Costs

The Put-In-Bay Township Park District (Ottawa County) saved 92 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

12
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Nov
Former Executive Director owes Muskingum County Convention Facilities Authority $3,000

More than 30 unsupported credit card purchases, a missing iPhone and an unauthorized cell phone line contributed to the $3,216 in findings for recovery against former Muskingum County Convention Facilities Authority executive director Vicki Maple. 

07
Nov
Ambulette Company Owes Ohio Medicaid $71,000

Franklin County-based ambulette service Caring Hands Transportation of Ohio, LLC owes Ohio Medicaid $71,000.

07
Nov
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

06
Nov
Problems Persist at the Richard Allen Schools

Unlawful contract changes and potential conflicts of interest continue to cause problems at the four Richard Allen Schools.

06
Nov
Audit Releases for Thursday, November 7

The following audits will be released Thursday, November 7, 2013.

22
Oct
Improper Purchases Made by Medina City School's Superintendent

 A review released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost confirmed that the superintendent of the Medina City School District misused public funds.

22
Oct
Performance Audit of Caldwell Exempted Village School District Identifies $613,000 in Potential Savings

More than $613,000 in potential savings for the Caldwell Exempted Village School District (Noble County) was identified in a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

22
Oct
Village of McClure Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Village of McClure (Henry County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since 2009.

22
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

22
Oct
City of Miamisburg Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Miamisburg (Montgomery County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

21
Oct
City of Sharonville Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Sharonville (Hamilton County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

21
Oct
City of Independence Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Independence (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

21
Oct
City of Fairview Park Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Fairview Park (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

21
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 22

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 22, 2013. 

21
Oct
Keystone Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Keystone Local School District (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

21
Oct
City of Lorain Released from Fiscal Watch

In a visit to the city today, Auditor of State Dave Yost today released Lorain (Lorain County) from fiscal watch, a status it has held since 2002.

17
Oct
City of Hamilton Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the City of Hamilton (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

17
Oct
Butler County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Butler County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

17
Oct
Village of Bethel Released from Fiscal Emergency

During a visit to the village today, Auditor of State Dave Yost released Bethel (Clermont County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since 2010.

17
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Oct
Village of Rarden Placed in Fiscal Caution

Poor records and failure to prepare required financial documents prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Village of Rarden (Scioto County) in a state of fiscal caution.

16
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 17

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 17, 2013. 

16
Oct
Mount Vernon Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Mount Vernon (Knox County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

15
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

15
Oct
Village of Millville's Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost has placed the Village of Millville (Butler County) on the “unauditable” list.

15
Oct
City of Beavercreek Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Beavercreek (Greene County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

15
Oct
Westlake City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Westlake City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

14
Oct
Franklin Township's Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed Franklin Township (Jackson County) on the “unauditable” list.

14
Oct
Laketran Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Laketran (Lake County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

14
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 15

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 15, 2013.

11
Oct
West Chester Township Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of West Chester Township (Butler County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

10
Oct
Forgery and Undocumented Credit Card Use Uncovered in Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools

Strong internal controls at the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District (Cuyahoga County) caught a $3,000 theft by a former employee.

10
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

 Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

10
Oct
Avon Lake City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Avon Lake City School District (Lorain County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

09
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 10

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 10, 2013. 

08
Oct
City of Massillon Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Deficit fund balances prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the City of Massillon (Stark County) in a state of fiscal emergency.

08
Oct
Performance Audit Recognizes Proactive Approaches Taken at Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools

A performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost outlines options for the district to save an additional $1.7 million.

08
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

07
Oct
Mayfield City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Mayfield City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

07
Oct
Orange City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Orange City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

07
Oct
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 8

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 8, 2013. 

03
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

03
Oct
Liberty Township Placed in Fiscal Caution

 Incorrect fund use prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place Liberty Township (Trumbull County) in a state of fiscal caution.

02
Oct
City of Bucyrus Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Bucyrus (Crawford County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

02
Oct
Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Arrested Today

Warrants were issued today for the arrest of Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah Smalley and husband David Smalley. 

02
Oct
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 3

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 3, 2013. 

02
Oct
City of Campbell Released from Fiscal Emergency

During a visit to the city today, Auditor of State Dave Yost released Campbell (Mahoning County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since 2004.

01
Oct
Ambulette Company Found to Owe Ohio Medicaid $37,000

Franklin County-based ambulette service Friendly Transportation Services, Inc. owes $37,000 to Ohio Medicaid because of inadequate documentation and unauthorized drivers, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

01
Oct
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, October 1

The following audits will be released Tuesday, October 1, 2013. 

27
Sep
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

26
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Sep
Streetsboro City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Streetsboro City School District (Portage County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

25
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 26

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 26, 2013.

24
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 24

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 24, 2013. 

23
Sep
Stark County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of Stark County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

20
Sep
Bedford City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Bedford City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

19
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

19
Sep
$2,400 in Missing Money Identified in Audit of Hamilton County

A former Property Unit supervisor swiped $2,400 from the Sheriff’s Property Division, according to an audit of Hamilton County released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

19
Sep
Kenston Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Kenston Local School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

19
Sep
City of Garfield Heights Released from Fiscal Emergency

During a visit to the city today, Auditor of State Dave Yost released Garfield Heights (Cuyahoga County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since 2008.

18
Sep
Sandusky City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Sandusky City School District (Erie County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

18
Sep
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

18
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 19

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 19, 2013.

17
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

17
Sep
Village of Coldwater's Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Village of Coldwater (Mercer County) on the “unauditable” list.

16
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 17

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 17, 2013. 

12
Sep
First Year of Basic Audits Saved Taxpayers $160,000

More than 80 of Ohio’s smallest local governments saved an average of 74 percent on their audit costs thanks to the basic audit option offered by Auditor of State Dave Yost one year ago today.

12
Sep
Results of Sunshine Law Compliance Audits Released

The test of 20 counties and cities for Sunshine Law compliance this year returned a mixed bag of results – with 40 percent having weaknesses in their public records policies and procedures.

11
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 12

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 12, 2013.

11
Sep
City of Brooklyn Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Brooklyn (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

10
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Sep
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 10

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 10, 2013.

09
Sep
North Royalton City School District Receives the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the North Royalton City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

05
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Sep
Village of Jerry City Saves 93 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Jerry City (Wood County) saved 93 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

05
Sep
Performance Audit of Northwest Local Schools Provides $1.2 Million in Potential Savings

As much as $1.2 million in potential savings for the Northwest Local School District (Scioto County) was found in a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Sep
Montgomery County Receives the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Montgomery County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

04
Sep
Audit Releases for Thursday, September 5

The following audits will be released Thursday, September 5, 2013.

03
Sep
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Aug
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding this morning’s conviction of former Henry County Commissioner Richard Myers.

30
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, September 3

The following audits will be released Tuesday, September 3, 2013.

29
Aug
Lax Debit Card Use Found at General Chappie James Leadership Academy

More than $4,300 in undocumented debit card purchases led to a finding for recovery in an audit of the General Chappie James Leadership Academy (Montgomery County).

29
Aug
Former Glenford Fiscal Officer Overpaid Herself

A former Village of Glenford (Perry County) fiscal officer advanced herself more than $8,500 that she never repaid according to an audit released today.

29
Aug
Wharton-Richland Union Cemetery Saves 59 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Wharton-Richland Union Cemetery (Wyandot County) saved 59 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.” 

29
Aug
Village of Harpster Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Harpster (Wyandot County) saved 77 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

28
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 29

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 29, 2013.

27
Aug
Village of Kirby Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Kirby (Wyandot County) saved 72 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

27
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 27

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 27, 2013.

23
Aug
Pike County Career and Technical Center Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Pike County Career and Technical Center by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

23
Aug
City of Tallmadge Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the City of Tallmadge (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

21
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 22

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 22, 2013.

20
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

20
Aug
Village of Pleasant Plain Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Pleasant Plain (Warren County) saved 68 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

20
Aug
Hamilton County Park District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Hamilton County Park District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

19
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 20

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 20, 2013.

15
Aug
Special Audit Confirms Missing Money in Arlington Heights

Two former court clerks are on the hook for more than $260,000 in missing village funds, according to a special audit of the Village of Arlington Heights Mayor’s Court released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

15
Aug
Village of Clarksville's Financial Records "Unauditable"

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Village of Clarksville (Clinton County) on the “unauditable” list.

15
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

14
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 15

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 15, 2013.

14
Aug
Financial Responsibility in Government Act

Auditor Yost discusses soon-to-be-introduced legislation, the Financial Responsibility in Government Act, which will require political subdivisions of the state to have balanced budgets.

13
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Aug
Bethesda Park District Saves 79 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Bethesda Park District (Belmont County) saved 79 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

13
Aug
Village of Milton Center Saves 90 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Milton Center (Wood County) saved 90 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

13
Aug
Granville Township Sanitary District Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Granville Township Sanitary District (Licking County) saved 77 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

13
Aug
Village of Gratiot Saves 74 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Gratiot (Licking County) saved 74 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

12
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 13

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 13, 2013.

08
Aug
Franklin Township Placed in Fiscal Caution

Poor records and numerous audit citations prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place Franklin Township (Richland County) in a state of fiscal caution.

08
Aug
Former Library Fiscal Officer Misused Funds

Toys-R-Us gift cards, an iPod Shuffle, movies and video games are among the more than $46,000 in personal purchases made by the former Kinsman Free Public Library fiscal officer.

08
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

07
Aug
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 8

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 8, 2013.

06
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

05
Aug
Audit Releases for Tuesday, August 6

The following audits will be released Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

02
Aug
West Geauga Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the West Geauga Local School District (Geauga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

02
Aug
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

02
Aug
Village of Aquilla Saves 66 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Aquilla (Geauga County) saved 66 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

02
Aug
Blanchard River Enhancement Project Saves 79 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Blanchard River Enhancement Project (Hancock County) saved 79 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Aug
Malta-McConnelsville Joint Recreation Board Saves 73 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

02
Aug
Village of Macksburg Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Macksburg (Washington County) saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

31
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, August 1

The following audits will be released Thursday, August 1, 2013.

31
Jul
Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

30
Jul
Findings Issued Against Former Brown County Deputy Clerk

A former Brown County Deputy Clerk completed 86 checks for amounts in excess of those due to pay vehicle title fees and sales tax.

30
Jul
Village of Fairview’s Financial Records “Unauditable”

 As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Village of Fairview (Guernsey County) on the “unauditable” list.

30
Jul
Heights Area Special Rescue Team Saves 57 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Heights Area Special Rescue Team (Cuyahoga County) saved 57 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

30
Jul
Appleseed Joint Ambulance District Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Appleseed Joint Ambulance District (Hancock County) saved 68 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

30
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipient

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

29
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 30

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

25
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 25

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 25, 2013. 

23
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

23
Jul
Village of Parral Saves 78 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Parral (Tuscarawas County) saved 78 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

23
Jul
Former Fayette County Memorial Hospital Accountant Stole Funds

A former staff accountant stole more than $26,000 from the Fayette County Memorial Hospital according to an audit released today.

23
Jul
Chillicothe City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Chillicothe City School District (Ross County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

22
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 23

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

18
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

18
Jul
Piqua City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Piqua City School District (Miami County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

17
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 18

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 18, 2013. 

16
Jul
Law Enforcement Funds Misused in Athens County

 Funds used for items not related to law enforcement led to more than $5,700 in findings for recovery according to an audit of Athens County released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

16
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Jul
Village of Dexter City Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Dexter City (Noble County) saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

16
Jul
LaGrange Community Park Board Saves 83 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The LaGrange Community Park Board (Lorain County) saved 83 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

16
Jul
Village of Miltonsburg Saves 58 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Miltonsburg (Monroe County) saved 58 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

15
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 16

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

12
Jul
More Than $430,000 in Potential Savings Found at East Knox Local Schools

 A performance audit of the district released by Auditor of State Dave Yost provides a total of more than $430,000 in potential savings.

12
Jul
Groveport Madison Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Groveport Madison Local School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

11
Jul
More Findings Issued Against Hamm and Millard

Audit of Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy Released

Expensive dinners, excursions for staff members, and salary overpayments continue to pile up at the Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy (CCPA).

11
Jul
Chesterhill-Marion Union Cemetery Saves 62 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Chesterhill-Marion Union Cemetery (Morgan County) saved 62 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

11
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

11
Jul
Madison Joint Recreation Board Saves 51 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Madison Joint Recreation Board (Lake County) saved 51 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

10
Jul
Hope Academy-Brown Street Campus Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Hope Academy-Brown Street Campus (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

10
Jul
Logan-Hocking Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Logan-Hocking Local School District (Hocking County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

10
Jul
Audit Releases for Thursday, July 11

The following audits will be released Thursday, July 11, 2013.

09
Jul
Former Financial Officer Overpaid Herself

The former Belmont Harrison Juvenile District Financial Officer overpaid herself by over $14,500, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

09
Jul
Ambulette Company Found to Owe Ohio Medicaid More Than $400k

Medicaid patients were driven by unqualified drivers and records were kept in piles on the floor, according to an audit of Cuyahoga County-based ambulette service provider Kafaru Medical Transportation, LLC released today

09
Jul
Northern Hardin County Fire District Saves 70 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Northern Hardin County Fire District (Hardin County) saved 70 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,”

09
Jul
McComb Union Cemetery Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The McComb Union Cemetery (Hancock County) saved 68 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

09
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

08
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 9, 2013. 

02
Jul
Former Oxford Visitors and Convention Bureau Employee Abused Credit Card and Petty Cash Fund

Taxpayers picked up the tab for a former employee's days of pampering and parking tickets, according to an audit released today.

02
Jul
Village of Dupont Saves 80 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Dupont (Putnam County) saved 80 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Jul
Maple Grove Union Cemetery District Saves 50 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Maple Grove Union Cemetery District (Williams County) saved 50 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Jul
Gibsonburg Union Cemetery Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Gibsonburg Union Cemetery (Sandusky County) saved 72 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Jul
Lowell-Adams Joint Fire District Saves 61 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Lowell-Adams Joint Fire District (Washington County) saved 61 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

02
Jul
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

01
Jul
Audit Releases for Tuesday, July 2

The following audits will be released Tuesday, July 1, 2013. 

01
Jul
Ohio Department of Education Performance Audit Identifies $5.7 Million in Savings

Improving information management and balancing the ratio of employees to supervisors are among more than $5.7 million in potential savings.

27
Jun
$23 Million in Savings Identified in Ohio Department of Transportation Performance Audit

Auditor of State Dave Yost made $23 million in recommendations for savings to the Ohio Department of Transportation in a performance audit released today.

27
Jun
Village of Yankee Lake Saves 66 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Yankee Lake (Trumbull County) saved 66 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

27
Jun
Village of Orangeville Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Orangeville (Trumbull County) saved 76 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

27
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

26
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 27

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 27, 2013.

25
Jun
Wood County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Wood County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. 

25
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

25
Jun
New Albany-Plain Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the New Albany Plain Local School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

25
Jun
Village of Summerfield Saves 83 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Summerfield (Noble County) saved 83 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

25
Jun
Village of Batesville Saves 87 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Batesville (Noble County) saved 87 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

24
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 25

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 25, 2013. 

20
Jun
Former Teacher Takes $46,000 from Warren City School District

Former Warren City Schools (Trumbull County) teacher Len Redmond misappropriated more than $46,000 from school district athletic funds.

20
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

19
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 20

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 20, 2013.

18
Jun
Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy Special Audit Released

Nearly $520,000 in Findings Issued

Professional football season tickets, trips to the theatre, travel expenses and cocktails are just a few of the nearly $520,000 in items for which taxpayers picked up the tab.

18
Jun
Canal Winchester Local Schools Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Canal Winchester Local School District (Fairfield County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

18
Jun
More than $15,000 Owed to Henry County Water and Sewer District

More than $15,000 in customer utility payments has been collected by the Village of Florida but not paid to the Henry County Regional Water and Sewer District.

18
Jun
Mt. Carmel Joint Cemetery District Saves 82 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Mt. Carmel Joint Cemetery District (Champaign County) saved 82 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

18
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 18

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 18, 2013

13
Jun
Final ODJFS Performance Audit Report Released

Total Savings Surpass $47.5 Million

Fighting Medicaid fraud on the front end could save Ohio nearly $30 million, according to the final performance audit report of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS).

13
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

13
Jun
Village of Mifflin Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Mifflin (Ashland County) saved 77 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

13
Jun
Spencer Township Park District Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

A new audit procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost saved Spencer Township (Allen County) 72 percent of its traditional audit costs 

13
Jun
Village of Palestine Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Palestine (Darke County) saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

12
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 13

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 13, 2013.

12
Jun
Dublin City Schools Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Dublin City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

12
Jun
Summit County Educational Service Center Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Summit County Educational Service Center (Summit County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

11
Jun
Woodlawn Audit Reveals Messy Records

Sloppy record-keeping at the Village of Woodlawn (Hamilton County) led to more than $15,000 in findings for recovery and a lengthy list of citations.

11
Jun
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

11
Jun
Carroll County Regional Planning Commission Saves 65 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Carroll County Regional Planning Commission (Carroll County) saved 65 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Jun
Village of Marseilles Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

11
Jun
Village of Sarahsville Saves 84 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Sarahsville (Noble County) saved 84 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

10
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 11

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 11, 2013

05
Jun
Audit Releases for Thursday, June 6

The following audits will be released Thursday, June 6, 2013.

04
Jun
Mineral-Sandy Joint Ambulance District Saves 79 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Mineral-Sandy Joint Ambulance District (Tuscarawas County) saved 79 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Tri-Community Ambulance District Saves 83 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Tri-Community Ambulance District (Huron County) saved 83 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Upper Scioto Drainage and Conservancy District Saves 85 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Upper Scioto Drainage and Conservancy District (Hardin County) saved 85 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Auglaize County Regional Planning Commission Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Auglaize County Regional Planning Commission (Auglaize County) saved 72 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Mound Hill Union Cemetery District Saves 91 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Mound Hill Union Cemetery District (Medina County) saved 91 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

03
Jun
Audit Releases for Tuesday, June 3

The following audits will be released Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

30
May
Performance Audit Digs Deep Into Workforce Development

One workforce development area spends 97 percent of its funds on direct services to clients, while others spend as little as 41 percent, according to an interim performance audit of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

30
May
Hilliard City Schools Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Hilliard City School District (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

29
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 30

The following audits will be released Thursday, May 30, 2013.

28
May
Ambulette Company Found to Owe Medicaid more than $58,000 for Undocumented Service

Franklin County-based ambulette service Angels on Assignment Home Health Agency owes $58,000 to Ohio Medicaid because of inadequate documentation for billed charges.

28
May
Village of West Elkton Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Village of West Elkton (Preble County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since 2004.

28
May
Village of Norwich saves 62 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Norwich saved 62 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

28
May
Jackson Township Park District saves 71 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Jackson Township Park District saved 71 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

28
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

24
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 28

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

23
May
Village of Ithaca saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Ithaca saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
May
Village of West Millgrove saves 95 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of West Millgrove saved 95 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
May
Village of Fultonham saves 82 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Fultonham saved 82 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
May
$19,000 in Findings Issued in Audit of Jacksonville

Fake utility leaks and excess payments to the former fiscal officer led to more than $19,000 in findings.

22
May
Audit Releases for Thursday, May 23

The following audits will be released Thursday, May, 23 2013

22
May
Little Miami Local Schools Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Little Miami Local School District (Warren County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since 2010.

21
May
Performance Audit Supports "Project SHARE"

Barnesville, Union Local Consider Sharing Treasurer

Sharing a single treasurer or superintendent or both at the Barnesville Exempted Village and Union Local school districts is supported by a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

21
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

20
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 21

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 21, 2013

16
May
$333,000 in Potential Savings Found for Cloverleaf Local Schools

Bringing benefits more in line with similar districts could save the Cloverleaf Local School District $330,000, according to a performance audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

16
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entity received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit report.

14
May
Village of Zoar Saves 69 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Zoar saved 69 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit"

14
May
Tuscarawas County Regional Planning Commission Saves 53 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Tuscarawas County Regional Planning Commission saved 53 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit”

14
May
York Township Water Authority Saves 90 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The York Township Water Authority saved 90 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit”

14
May
Village of Midland Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost released the Village of Midland (Clinton County) from fiscal emergency today.

14
May
Brookfield Local Schools Placed in Fiscal Emergency

The inability of the Brookfield Local Schools to develop an acceptable financial recovery plan prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the district in a state of fiscal emergency.

14
May
Village of Patterson Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Deficit fund balances, past due accounts payables and treasury deficits prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the Village of Patterson in a state of fiscal emergency.

14
May
Village of Morral Placed in Fiscal Emergency

Substantial deficit fund balances at the Village of Morral prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to place the village in a state of fiscal emergency.

14
May
Village of Glenford Fiscal Officer Overpaid Herself by $7,570

Signing her own paychecks and paying herself too much money led to $7,570 in findings against the former fiscal officer of the Village of Glenford.

13
May
Worthington Libraries Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

 A recent financial audit of the Worthington Libraries (Franklin County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
May
Summit County Metro Regional Transit Authority Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Summit County Metro Regional Transit Authority by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

13
May
Audit Releases for Tuesday, May 14

The following audits will be released Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

09
May
Village of Melrose Released from Fiscal Emergency

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Village of Melrose (Paulding County) from fiscal emergency, a status it has held since 2008.

09
May
Special Audit Confirms Payroll Tampering

A human resources manager at the Columbiana County Engineer’s office tinkered with her husband’s timesheets to increase his pay by $5,200, according to a special audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

09
May
Butler Township-City of Dayton JEDD Saves 52 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Butler Township-City of Dayton Joint Economic Development District (Montgomery County) saved 52 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

09
May
Antwerp-Carryall Township Cemetery Saves 65 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Village of Antioch Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Village of Graysville Saves 78 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Woodlawn Union Cemetery Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Village of Plainfield Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

30
Apr
Another $7.4 Million in Possible Savings Found

Fourth ODOT Performance Audit Interim Report Released

As much as $7.4 million could be saved by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) by mowing grass less often, as outlined in the performance audit interim report released today.

23
Apr
Special Audit of Cleveland Charter School Racks Up $1.3 Million in Findings

Employees’ illegal relationships with vendors and shoddy bookkeeping led to more than $1.3 million in findings for recovery issued in the special audit of the Cleveland Academy of Scholarship, Technology, and Leadership Enterprise (CASTLE) released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
Apr
Greenmound Union Cemetery Saves 79 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Greenmound Union Cemetery (Darke County) saved 79 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Village of Kettlersville Saves 88 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Kettlersville (Shelby County) saved 88 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Houston Joint Ambulance District Saves 66 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

23
Apr
Antrim Eden Nevada Joint Cemetery Saves 84 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Antrim Eden Nevada Joint Cemetery (Wyandot County) saved 84 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Village of Adamsville Saves 73 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Adamsville (Muskingum County) saved 73 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Village of Lockington Saves 91 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Lockington (Shelby County) saved 91 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Village of Haviland Saves 84 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Haviland (Paulding County) saved 84 percent of its traditional audit costs

22
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 23

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

18
Apr
Village of Darbyville Saves 80 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Darbyville (Pickaway County) saved 80 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

18
Apr
Village of Venedocia Saves 87 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Venedocia (Van Wert County) saved 87 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

18
Apr
Village of Burbank Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Burbank (Wayne County) saved 76 precent of its traditional audit costs in its first "basic audit."

18
Apr
Village of Unionville Center Saves 92 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Unionville Center (Union County) saved 92 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

18
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

17
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 18

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 18, 2013.

16
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

16
Apr
Village of Burkettsville Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Burkettsville (Mercer County) saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

15
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 16

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 16, 2013.

11
Apr
Hunter’s Run Conservancy District Saves 81 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Hunter’s Run Conservancy District (Fairfield County) saved 81 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

11
Apr
City of Cuyahoga Falls Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Beachwood’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction, which was presented to the city by Auditor Yost.

11
Apr
Stark County Educational Service Center Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of the Stark County Educational Service Center (Stark County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report.

 

11
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

10
Apr
Village of Mantua Released from Fiscal Watch

Auditor of State Dave Yost today released the Village of Mantua (Portage County) from fiscal watch, a status it’s held since 2008.

10
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 11

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 11, 2013.

09
Apr
Ambulette Company Owes $443,000 to Ohio Medicaid

Providing transportation without first getting necessary doctors’ permission is among $443,000 in recommended Medicaid findings against Summit County-based provider Community Care on Wheels.

09
Apr
City of Portsmouth Placed in Fiscal Watch

Lack of progress by the City of Portsmouth (Scioto County) to correct its financial problems prompted Auditor of State Dave Yost today to elevate the city’s status from fiscal caution to fiscal watch.

09
Apr
Village of Hemlock Saves 71 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Hemlock (Perry County) saved 71 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

09
Apr
Pickaway County Park District Saves 73 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

A new audit procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost saved Pickaway County 73 percent of its traditional audit costs.

09
Apr
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the following entities that received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

09
Apr
Hudson City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Hudson City School District’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

08
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 9

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

04
Apr
Columbus City Schools Audit Released

Nearly $28,000 in Findings for Recovery Issued; Recommendations to Improve Attendance Reporting Included

Nearly $28,000 in findings for recovery, $46,546 in federal questioned costs, and inaccurate attendance data were identified in the regular financial audit of the Columbus City School District.

04
Apr
Mt. Orab Port Authority Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Mt. Orab Port Authority (Brown County) saved 76 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

04
Apr
Village of Elgin Saves 84 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

A new audit procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost saved the Village of Elgin (Van Wert County) 84 percent of its traditional audit costs.

04
Apr
Audit: $31,000 Stolen by Sheriff’s Lieutenant

$10,000 Still Owed to Taxpayers after Court Restitution

Surveillance video helped establish several counts of theft in office against a Coshocton County Sheriff’s lieutenant, James MacDonald, who was sentenced in January to six months in jail.