Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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:

  • Circleville City School District (Pickaway County)
  • Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School District (Sandusky County)
  • Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (Franklin County)
  • Garaway Local School District (Tuscarawas County)
  • The Intergenerational School (Cuyahoga County)
  • Lima-Allen Regional Planning Commission (Allen County)
  • Lynchburg Clay Local School District (Highland County)
  • Northmont City School District (Montgomery County)
  • Solon City School District (Cuyahoga County)
  • SWOEPC Benefit Plan Trust Medical Insurance and Benefit Plan (Montgomery County)
  • SWOEPC Benefit Plan Trust Self Insured Dental & Vision Plan (Montgomery County)
  • SWOEPC Liability, Fleet and Property Insurance Program (Montgomery County)
  • Tecumseh Local School District (Clark County)
  • Toledo Preparatory and Fitness Academy (Lucas County)
  • Washington Park Community School (Cuyahoga County)
  • Wolf Creek Local School District (Washington County)
  • Wooster City School District (Wayne 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 each report is available 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