Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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

  • Anthony Wayne Local School District (Lucas County)
  • Avon Local School District (Lorain County)
  • Brunswick City School District (Medina County)
  • Butler County Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Columbiana County Career and Technology Center
  • Coshocton County Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Four County Career Center (Henry County)
  • Greene County Joint Vocational School District
  • Lake County Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Lisbon Exempted Village School District (Columbiana County)
  • Lorain County Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Medina County Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Oregon City School District (Lucas County)

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

  • The entity must file timely financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles);
  • The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, Single Audit findings or questioned costs;
  • The entity’s management letter contains no comments related to:
    • Ethics referrals
    • Questioned costs less than $10,000
    • Lack of timely report submission
    • Reconciliation
    • Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit
    • Findings for recovery less than $100
    • Public meetings or public records 
  • No other financial or other concerns exist that involve eligible entity.

A full copy of these audits may be found online.



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

Beth Gianforcaro
Press Secretary