Auditor Yost Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Thursday, December 27, 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:

  • Allen County Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • City of Logan (Hocking County)
  • Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation 
  • Deer Park Community City School District (Hamilton County)
  • Delaware Area Career Center (Delaware County)
  • Eastern Local School District (Brown County)
  • Huron-Erie School Employee Association (Erie County)
  • Huron County Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Jackson-Canton Joint Economic Development District SM (Stark County)
  • Johnstown-Monroe Local School District (Licking County)
  • Loveland City School District (Hamilton County)
  • Mahoning County Career and Technical Center
  • Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority (Richland County)
  • Marion Metropolitan Housing Authority (Marion County)
  • Miami Trace Local School District (Fayette County)
  • Mid-East Career and Technology Center (Muskingum County)
  • Morgan County Metropolitan Housing Authority 
  • New Miami Local School District (Butler County)
  • Ontario Local School District (Richland County)
  • Tri-Rivers Joint Vocational School District (Marion County)
  • Vantage Career Center (Van Wert County)
  • Washington County Career Center

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 6,000 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