Financial Audits

07
Sep
Fix for Underpayments Leads to Overpayments at Morgan Township

A handful of fire department employees owe Morgan Township (Butler County) a combined $2,139 after a series of retroactive payments meant to remedy underpayments caused overpayments, state auditors found. 

05
Sep
Audit Finds $14K in Overpayments to Range Township Officials

Incorrect pay rates and a midterm raise resulted in a combined $14,047 in overpayments to four elected officials at Range Township (Madison County), state auditors found. 

27
Jul
Aberdeen Audit Issues Findings Against Indicted Fiscal Officer

A state audit released today issues a $24,875 finding for recovery against a former Village of Aberdeen (Brown County) fiscal officer who was recently indicted on charges including theft in office. 

27
Jul
Former Fiscal Officer Owes Village for Unsupported Payments

A former fiscal officer of the Village of Higginsport (Brown County) is on the hook for $762 in unsupported public spending, according to an audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  

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.

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
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.

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. 

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.  

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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
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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.  

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.  

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. 

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. 

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. 

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
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.

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
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
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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

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
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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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
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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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
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
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.

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.

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
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
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
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
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
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. 

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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
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.

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
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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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
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
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 27

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 26, 2014.

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
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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.” 

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

15
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 16

The following audits will be released Thursday, January 16, 2013.

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.

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 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
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.

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.

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.

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. 

11
Dec
Audit Releases for Thursday, December 12

The following audits will be released Thursday, December 12, 2013. 

09
Dec
Audit Releases for Tuesday, December 10

The following audits will be released Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

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. 

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
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
$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.

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.

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. 

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
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
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
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. 

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. 

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
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
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.

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.

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.

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
Audit Releases for Thursday, October 3

The following audits will be released Thursday, October 3, 2013. 

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.

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.

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."

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
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
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.

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
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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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.

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. 

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.

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.

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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
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

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

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
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
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
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.

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
Home Health Company Owes Ohio Medicaid $713,000

Failure to document services, not following doctor-prescribed plans of care, and ineligible family members used as health aides are among more than $713,000 in recommended findings.

03
Apr
Audit Releases for Thursday, April 4

The following audits will be released Thursday, April 4, 2013.

02
Apr
Findings Issued in Closed Charter School Audit

Undocumented expenditures made by the treasurer of the International College Preparatory Academy led to more than $4,500 in findings for recovery.

02
Apr
State of Ohio Single Audit Released

The annual review of the State of Ohio’s financial record reveals 37 findings relating to 10 state agencies.

02
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.

01
Apr
City of Dublin Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Dublin’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

01
Apr
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.

01
Apr
Audit Releases for Tuesday, April 2

The following audits will be released Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

28
Mar
Findings Issued Against Three South-Western City Schools Athletic Directors

Questionable expenditures made with outside athletic bank accounts led to nearly $7,000 in findings for recovery issued in an audit of the South-Western City School District.

28
Mar
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
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 28

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 28, 2013.

26
Mar
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
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 26

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

21
Mar
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.

20
Mar
Belle Valley Saves 90 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Belle Valley (Noble County) saved 90 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

20
Mar
Spring Valley Park District Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Spring Valley Park District (Greene County) saved 77 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

20
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 21

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 21, 2013.

18
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 19

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

14
Mar
Lower Salem Saves 70 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Lower Salem (Washington County) saved 70 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

14
Mar
Avon Lake City School District Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Avon Lake City School District’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

14
Mar
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
Mar
Audit Releases for Thursday, March 14

The following audits will be released Thursday, March 14, 2013.

12
Mar
City of Brook Park Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Brook Park’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

12
Mar
Findings Issued at Four Cleveland-Area Community Schools

A community school sponsor was overpaid by nearly $20,000 due to inaccurate attendance records, according to audits released today of four Cleveland-area community schools.

11
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 12

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

08
Mar
Deerfield Township Receives the Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Deerfield Township’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

07
Mar
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
Mar
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
Mar
Audit Releases for Tuesday, March 5

The following audits will be released Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

28
Feb
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
Feb
First “Basic Audit” Saves More Than 85% in Audit Costs

The Beaver Union Cemetery (Pike County) saved $2,900, more than 85% of its prior audit costs, through the use of a new “basic audit” procedure.

27
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 28

The following audits will be released Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

26
Feb
Hancock County Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Hancock County’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

26
Feb
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
Feb
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The Cuyahoga Valley Career Center’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction, which was presented to the center by Auditor Yost.

25
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 26

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

21
Feb
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.

20
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 21

The following audits will be released Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.

19
Feb
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
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 19

The following audits will be released Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

14
Feb
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
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 14

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 14, 2013.

12
Feb
Toledo Medicaid Psychiatrist Charged $24,000

Doctor Failed to Document Tax-paid Services

Failure to document services cost Toledo-based psychiatrist Bhupinder S. Chahal, M.D. (Lucas County) $24,000 in Ohio Medicaid charge-backs.

11
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 12

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.

06
Feb
Audit Releases for Thursday, February 7

The following audits will be released Thursday, February 7, 2013.

05
Feb
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

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

04
Feb
Audit Releases for Tuesday, February 5

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.

31
Jan
Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corporation Financial Records “Unauditable”

As a result of inadequate financial records, Auditor of State Dave Yost placed the Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corporation (Mahoning County) on the "unauditable" list.

30
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 31

The following audits will be released Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Auditor Yost’s office is responsible for auditing over 5,700 state and local government agencies.

29
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.

29
Jan
City of 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.

28
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 29

The following audits will be released Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.

25
Jan
City of Wooster Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

The City of Wooster’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.

24
Jan
Audit Uncovers More Than $145,000 Theft by Former Assistant Treasurer

Marietta City Schools is out more than $145,000 due to a former assistant treasurer who wrote 213 illegal checks to herself, according to an audit of the district released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

24
Jan
Former McClure Police Chief Cited for Charging Family, Personal Phone Use to Village

Former Police Chief Miguel Trevino used taxpayer dollars to pay for his daughter’s cell phone, and now owes that money to the Village of McClure.

23
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 24

The following audits will be released Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Auditor Yost’s office is responsible for auditing over 5,600 state and local government agencies.

22
Jan
Audit Releases for Tuesday, January 22

The following audits will be released Monday, Jan. 22, 2013. Auditor Yost’s office is responsible for auditing over 5,600 state and local government agencies.

16
Jan
Audit Releases for Thursday, January 17

The following audits will be released Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Auditor Yost’s office is responsible for auditing over 5,600 state and local government agencies.

15
Jan
Former Painesville Schools Employee Bought Personal Items on Taxpayer Dime

A former Painesville Local Schools (Lake County) employee filled her kitchen cupboards with $1,777 in food paid for by taxpayers, according to the 2012 audit of the district 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.

01
Jan
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.

21
Feb
Conflicts of Interest Plague Richard Allen Academy Schools

More than $929,000 in Findings for Recovery Issued

Booze, missing money, missing records and self-dealing has led to more than $929,850 in findings for recovery in the special audit of Dayton-area Richard Allen Academy schools released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

10
Jan
Arts Academy Reveals More Inadequate Record-Keeping

Incomplete and inaccurate records led to nearly $14,000 in findings for recovery and numerous citations in the 2010 audit of The Arts Academy released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

03
Jan
Butler Township Trustees Must Repay Pension Pick-Up

Butler Township trustees and the fiscal officer owe $21,776 for having taxpayers pick up the tab for their share of the state pension fund, as issued in a 2009-2010 audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

29
Dec
Audit Finds School Treasurer Overpaid Himself $84,814

The school treasurer of the now-closed Nu Bethel Center of Excellence received more than four times his authorized salary, according to the closeout audit of the school released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

27
Dec
Village of Gratis Audits Uncover More than $62,000 in Findings

“Plain and simple: this money must be returned to the citizens of Gratis," Auditor of State Dave Yost said, referring to $62,000 that is missing or was misspent in the Village of Gratis.

20
Dec
State Auditor Issues $60,000 in Findings for Recovery to Village of Smithfield

Village of Smithfield Audit Released Today

Lax controls at the Village of Smithfield led to $60,346 in findings for recovery issued in the 2008-2009 audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

15
Dec
Butler County Performance Audit Offers $2 Million in Potential Savings

Potential cost savings of $2,014,400 were identified in the performance audit of Butler County.

13
Dec
Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce the government entities in Ohio that received the Auditor of State Award for clean audit reports.

13
Dec
City of Amherst Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

“Taxpayers expect accurate financial records from their local governments,” Auditor Yost said.“The City of Amherst’s dedication to accountability is evident, and I am proud to present this award to the city.”

13
Dec
Auditor of State Pegs Juvenile Court Theft at $5,000

Allegations of theft by a former court clerk were confirmed in an audit of the Harrison County Juvenile Court released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.  Findings for recovery of almost $5,000 were issued.

01
Dec
Morgan Township Finances in Disorder

“Morgan Township government is struggling across the board,” Yost said. “No Ohio government can be allowed to operate under such lax standards.”

29
Nov
City of Marion Audit Released

Lack of Controls Resulted in Numerous Citations

“This now marks the second time this year that my office has cited the need to step up fiscal management and reporting in Marion,” Yost said. “City officials need to buckle down and make the necessary changes to eliminate these issues.”

22
Nov
Audit of Medicaid Provider Triggers $150,000 in Medicaid Findings

“The heart of Medicaid services is a doctor’s decision that those services are necessary,” Auditor Yost said. “Too many times we find lax records of that decision, and this faulty paper trail puts taxpayer dollars at risk.”

10
Nov
Audit of Closed Charter School Reveals $266,230 in Findings for Recovery

“This is a heck of a mess,” Auditor Yost said. “Closed or not, the leadership of this school must be held responsible, and the money must be returned to the people of Ohio.”

20
Oct
Former Clerk-Treasurer Makes Unsupported Purchases, Deposits Village Money into Personal Bank Account

$38,815 in Findings for Recovery Issued

“Just because you got elected doesn’t mean you can get taxpayers to pay your green fees,” Auditor Yost said. “This is wrong and he doesn’t get a mulligan.”

18
Oct
Missing Medicaid Dollars Identified in Warren County Audit

More than $75,000 in unaccounted for Medicaid spend-down payments were identified in the audit of Warren County released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Oct
Missing Funds Identified in Clark County Audit

“The new safeguards put in place by the sheriff are a step in the right direction to prevent public dollars from going missing in the future,” Auditor Yost said. “My office will support BCI in its efforts to ensure this money is recovered.”

29
Sep
Missing Records Lead to Findings for Recovery in Williams County Audit

“Accurate financial reporting is crucial for any local government to be accountable to its citizens,” Auditor Yost said. “No records, no accountability.”

29
Sep
Courthouse Theft Results in $17,000 Finding for Recovery

A deliberate scheme of issuing then voiding receipts for court fees, fines and other transactions has resulted in a finding for recovery in the amount of $17,222 in a financial audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

29
Aug
Auditor to Review Cuyahoga County Authority to Disregard Secretary of State Directive

Following public reports of verbal sparring among state and local elections officials during the weekend, Auditor of State Dave Yost expressed concern Monday about protecting both the integrity of elections and the public’s faith in the electoral process.

09
Aug
Former Trimble Fiscal Officer Stole $61,866

Findings for Recovery Issued

The former Village of Trimble fiscal officer stole $61,866 from the village and was issued findings for recovery in 2007-2009 audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

29
Jun
More than $10,000 Missing from Providence Academy for Student Success

“Missing money, missing contracts – the kids deserve better,” Auditor Yost said. “This one goes to the prosecutor.”

23
Jun
Island Township Misuses Public Dollars for Boxers, Bar Stool and Bowls

$10,635 in Findings for Recovery Issued

“What possible public purpose could there be in the purchase of boxer shorts?” Auditor Yost said. “The lack of documentation raises questions about these transactions. Catawba Island needs to make changes to reassure their community that they are receiving the most efficient and effective government for their tax dollars.”

14
Jun
Marcus Garvey Academy Audits Released

“This is barely better than shoebox accounting,” Auditor Yost said. “While the audits are finally complete, they are hardly reassuring about the fiscal or managerial integrity of this school.”

06
Jun
Auditor Yost Investigating Possible Fraud in the Columbus City Schools

“When potential fraud is brought to my office’s attention, we take the allegations seriously,” Auditor Yost said. “A school program to help struggling students must operate above reproach, and we will investigate this situation to ensure Columbus students are receiving the assistance they should.”

02
Jun
Village of Roswell Audits Released Today

“Good government depends on good bookkeeping,” Auditor Yost said. “While I am pleased that Roswell’s audits were able to be completed, these reports clearly show that the village must tighten its controls to provide accurate and clean records for the people of Roswell.”

24
May
Auditor Yost to Release East Cleveland City School District from Fiscal Emergency Status

No new taxes were levied to help bring East Cleveland City School District out of fiscal emergency status today. Auditor of State Dave Yost will be on hand to officially release the district from fiscal emergency during the final Financial Planning and Supervision Commission meeting at 6:30 PM today at Shaw High School, 15320 Euclid Avenue.

19
May
Two Ashe Culture Center Community School Audits Released

Both Schools Taken Off of Unauditable List, Findings for Recovery Issued

Auditor of State Dave Yost released today the completed 2009 audits of The Arts Academy and The Arts Academy West, effectively removing them from the “unauditable” list for 2009.

17
May
Aspiring to Excellence and Achievement Academy Audit Released

Findings for Recovery Issued, Referrals made to Numerous Agencies

A former school board member was illegally hired as a consultant, a construction company was overpaid by $1,500 and numerous other problems were identified in the final audit of the now closed community school Aspiring to Excellence and Achievement Academy. The audit was released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

12
May
Village of Arlington Heights Audit Released; Special Audit Underway

The Village of Arlington Heights’ Mayor’s Court was required to pay the treasurer of state $40,654 in collected fines, according to the 2008-09 audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. An additional special audit is currently underway at the request of the mayor.

10
May
Village of Vinton Audit Reveals Overpayments and Other Illegal Payments

The Village of Vinton’s former fiscal officer paid herself $13,589 she wasn’t entitled to over a four-year period, according to the 2007-08 audit report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

05
May
Audit of Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority Reveals Misspent Public Money

“Taxpayers expect their dollars to pay for public services, not to influence a political campaign,” Auditor Yost said. “The taxpayers’ money must be repaid by Citizens for TARTA.”

05
May
City of Vermilion Audit Released

$10,755 in Findings for Recovery Issued Against Former Fiscal Officer

The former finance director of the City of Vermilion owes the city $10,755 in money illegally paid to her according to the audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

14
Apr
City of Marion Audit Released

Lack of Controls Resulted in Numerous Citations

Control weaknesses led to numerous citations and other budgetary concerns in the 2009 audit of the City of Marion released by Auditor of State Dave Yost today.

12
Apr
P.A.C.E. High School Audits Released

Lack of Controls Result in $261,438 in Findings for Recovery

“There’s a good reason why the law says you can’t miss more than 105 hours in a row,” Auditor Yost said. “At some point, the student has withdrawn and the school should report it. The school is no longer educating the student – and the taxpayer shouldn’t have to pay for it.”

31
Mar
Audit Reveals $187,287 in Federal Questioned Costs

Columbus City Schools audit also includes $23,960 in findings for recovery

31
Mar
Misspent Money Uncovered in Richard Allen Schools Audit; Special Audit Launched

Financial audits of the Richard Allen Schools released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost uncovered $89,067 in misspent funds, prompting a deeper, special audit which is now underway.

31
Mar
State of Ohio Single Audit Finds Questioned Costs Audit reveals 44 findings in nine state agencies

Audit reveals 44 findings in nine state agencies

The annual review of the State of Ohio’s financial records for FY 2010 under the prior administration was released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. The audit reveals 44 findings relating to nine state agencies, including federal questioned costs totaling $104,971,476.

22
Mar
Audit Confirms Theft by Former Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools Employee

A former employee of the Eastland-Fairfield Career & Technical Schools pocketed $19,593 in students’ tuition and other payments. The audit released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost issued findings for recovery against Darlene Pulsinelli.

03
Mar
Jacksonville Audit Reveals $37,293 in Misspent Public Money

Findings for Recovery Issued Against the Former Fiscal Officer

26
Jan
Village of Highland Hills Failed to Follow Village Ordinance; Remitted Double Payments

Audit Identifies $8,837 in Findings for Recovery

21
Jan
Dayton Community School Failed To Document Spending

Audits Identify $41,400 in Findings for Recovery

04
Jan
Taylor Releases Village of McClure Audit

Audit Identifies Misspent Funds, Multiple Errors

07
Oct
State Audit Shows Nearly $75,000 Misspent

Former Willard City School District Employee Made Improper Purchases

28
Sep
Taylor: Orrville Audit Finds Nearly $30,000 Misappropriated

Former Clerk Owes City for Tuition Reimbursement, Undeposited Funds

01
Jun
Taylor Releases Audits of Related Cincinnati Charter Schools

Audits Identify $196,579 in Improper Payments

25
May
Taylor: Closed Cincinnati Community School Did Not Document $1.38 Million in State and Federal Spending

Audits Identify $958,719 in Findings for Recovery and $446,508 in Questioned Costs

11
May
Taylor Releases Eagle Heights Academy Audit Showing Fiscal Mismanagement, Improper Payments and Unpaid Federal Taxes

Audit Identifies $33,500 in Findings for Recovery, $707,507 in Questioned Costs and $454,381 in Unpaid Federal Taxes

23
Mar
Taylor: Food Service Worker Misallocated $24,865

School Cafeteria Cashier Accused of Stealing Lunch Money

18
Feb
Taylor: Village of Bethel Audit Shows More Than $13,000 in Missing Funds

Bookkeeping Errors and Overpayments Result in Additional Misspending Totaling More than $12,000

11
Feb
Taylor: Final Audit Shows Urban Youth Academy Failed to Document More Than $241,000 in Spending

Now-defunct Springfield Charter School Plagued by Poor or Missing Financial Records

24
Nov
Taylor Calls for Ethics Probe of Cincinnati Charter School

Several employees owe school thousands

12
Nov
Taylor: Cincinnati Charter School Owes State $1.1 Million

Missing financial documents plague Harmony Community School

13
Aug
Taylor: Dayton Charter School Founder Bilked School, Taxpayers out of $116,000

Main Street Automotive Magnet School also cited for “abusive” business practice

02
Jul
Taylor Releases Village of Lakemore Audit

Report indicates village officials have failed to improve financial oversight

09
Dec
Taylor Releases Urbancrest Community Improvement Corporation Audit

Construction contractor owes organization more than $119,000 for unfinished work

13
Nov
Taylor Releases Audit of South Point Local School District

Concerns regarding management of federal grant money persist

16
Oct
Taylor Releases Waynesville Audit

Village remains in fiscal emergency

12
Aug
Taylor Releases Wood County Regional Airport Authority Audit

Assistant Manager Spent Over $68,000 for Personal Use

05
Aug
Taylor: Cincinnati Charter School Owes State $2.6 Million

Missing financial documents plague Harmony Community School

15
May
Taylor Releases Olmsted Falls City School District Audit

School lacked essential documentation for more than $114,000 in federal funding

14
May
Taylor Releases Cleveland Area Community School Audits

Schools were once unable to be audited due to poor financial records

22
Apr
Taylor Releases Columbus City School District Audit

Audit results show that the district has not corrected previous issues

16
Aug
Taylor Releases Pleasant/Darby Union Cemetery Audit

More than $9,500 lacked documentation, incomplete financial records

26
Jul
Taylor Releases 2006 State of Ohio Audit

$35 Million in Federal Funds Questioned, Stronger Internal Controls Needed

26
Jul
Taylor Releases Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority Audit

Audit questions nearly $2 million in federal funding

25
Jul
Taylor Releases Williams County Ag Society Audit

More than $3,000 in misused money, $75,000 donation not recorded

13
Jul
Taylor Releases Buckeye Local School District Audit

More than $45,000 missing; former secretary must repay

03
Jul
Taylor Releases Edison Local School District Audit

School lacked essential documentation for nearly $400,000 in federal funding

10
May
Taylor Releases Southern Local School District Audit

More than $13,000 inappropriately spent; taxpayer money must be repaid

10
Apr
Taylor Releases Federal Hocking Local School District Audit

Spotlights areas for improvement for school system in fiscal watch

10
Apr
Taylor Releases City of Coshocton/Coshocton Port Authority Audit

Former Executive Director Spent Over $64,000 for Personal Use; Possible Ethics Violations

10
Apr
Taylor Releases Audit of Brown County

Announces Investigation of County Clerk of Courts Office

10
Apr
Taylor Releases Village of Mutual Audit

Financial Statements Destroyed; Elected Officials Overpaid

06
Apr
Taylor Releases Elgin Digital Academy Audit

Board Should Prepare Financial Closeout Plan

06
Apr
Taylor Releases Jackson Township Audit

Trustees Neglected to Pass a Formal Budget in Two Years

06
Apr
Taylor Releases Ohio Housing Finance Agency Audit

Makes Recommendations to Improve Operations

22
Mar
Taylor Releases Columbus City School District Audit

Items Worth $3.7 million Missing; $2.8 Million in Federal Funds Questioned

20
Mar
Taylor Releases Village of Scio Audit

Findings Reveal Poor Record Keeping Practices

20
Mar
Taylor Releases Audit of Toledo Community School

School Lauded for Properly Safeguarding Public Money

13
Mar
Taylor Releases Barberton City School District Audit

Taylor Releases Barberton City School District Audit

13
Mar
Taylor Releases Belmont Co. Board of Health Audit

$122,000 in Overtime Pay Not Properly Documented

01
Mar
Taylor Releases Springfield Twp. Audit

Employees Cited for Making Nearly $9,000 in Personal Phone Calls

22
Feb
Cleveland School Treasurer Owes State $1.4 Million

Another $1.5 Million in Federal Funding Questioned; Issue Referred to Local Prosecutor

22
Feb
Taylor Releases Ohio University Audit

Recommends Ways to Improve Computer Security, Reduce Threat of Hackers

22
Feb
Taylor Releases Village of Leesville Audit

Mayor, Council Referred for Possible Violation of Ohio Law

15
Feb
Taylor Releases Village of Benton Ridge Audit

Sewer billing system lacks proper oversight, council members overpaid

08
Feb
Auditor Taylor Releases Allen County Audit

Federal Homeland Security Funds Spent Outside Designated Time Period

01
Feb
Taylor Releases Audit of Northridge LSD

More than $100,000 in questioned costs referred to Ohio Department of Education

23
Jan
State Auditor Releases Bucyrus Public Library Audit

Audit Issues Findings for Recovery of Just Over $2,400