Press Release Ohio Auditor of State

Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Thursday, May 10, 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:

  • BORMA Inc. – Property And Liability Insurance Division (Wood County)
  • Central Ohio Risk Management Association Self Insurance Pool, Inc. (Franklin County)
  • Chillicothe Metropolitan Housing Authority (Ross County)
  • City of Kettering (Montgomery County)
  • Cleveland College Preparatory School (Cuyahoga County)
  • Columbus Baseball Team, Inc. (Franklin County)
  • Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority 
  • Convention Facility Authority for Hamilton County 
  • Dark County Metropolitan Housing Authority 
  • Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority 
  • Franklin Park Conservatory Joint Recreation District (Franklin County) 
  • Highland Joint Township District Hospital (Highland County)
  • Holgate Local School District (Henry County)
  • Ironton Metropolitan Housing Authority (Lawrence County)
  • Jackson County Metropolitan Housing Authority 
  • London Metropolitan Housing Authority (Madison County)
  • Lucas County Transportation Improvement District 
  • Mariemont City School District (Hamilton County)
  • McDonald Local School District (Trumbull County)
  • Muskingum County Transportation Improvement District 
  • OMEGA JV 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and MESA (Franklin County)
  • Rise and Shine Academy (Lucas County)
  • Stark Tuscarawas Workforce Development Board COG (Stark County)
  • State Housing Authority Risk Pool Associates, Inc. (Adams County)
  • Stonebrook Montessori (Cuyahoga County)
  • The River South Authority (Franklin County)
  • Workforce Initiative Association (Stark 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