Auditor Faber Announces Auditor of State December Award Recipients

Thursday, January 2, 2020


For Immediate Release:

Jan 2, 2020

Auditor Faber Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

  • Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (Lorain County)
  • Trumbull County SEIBC (Trumbull County)
  • Madison Community Elementary (Cuyahoga County)
  • Old Brooklyn Community Middle School (Cuyahoga County)
  • Westpark Community Middle (Cuyahoga County)
  • Stockyard Community Elementary (Cuyahoga County)
  • Westside Community School of the Arts (Cuyahoga County)
  • Westpark Community Elementary (Cuyahoga County)
  • Lorain Community Middle School (Lorain County)
  • Lorain Community Elementary (Lorain County)
  • Pioneer Career and Tech Center (Richland County)
  • Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority (Richland County)
  • Allan County Metropolitan Housing Authority (Allen County)
  • Portage Lakes Career Center (Summit County)
  • City of Celina (Mercer County)
  • Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council  (Montgomery County)
  • Upper Arlington City School District (Franklin County)
  • East Holmes Local School District (Holmes County)
  • Tri-Valley Local School District (Muskingum County)
  • Sycamore Community City School District (Hamilton County)
  • Berkshire Local School District (Geauga County)
  • Maplewood Career Center (Portage County)
  • City of Canal Winchester (Franklin County)
  • Olentangy Local School District (Franklin County)
  • Huron County Metropolitan Housing Authority (Huron County)
  • Mid-East Career and Technology Center (Muskingum County)
  • Great Oaks Career Campuses (Hamilton County)
  • Morgan Metropolitan Housing Authority (Morgan County)
  • Washington County Career Center (Washington County)
  • Big Walnut Local School District (Delaware County)
  • Tri Rivers Joint Vocational School District (Marion County)
  • Ohio School Benefits Cooperation (Muskingum County)
  • Clark-Springfield Transportation Cooperation (Clark County)
  • Riverside Local School District (Logan County)
  • Vantage Career Center (Van Wert County)
  • Ashland Co. West Holmes Joint Vocational School District (Ashland County)
  • Delaware Area Career Center (Delaware County)
  • South Scioto Academy (Franklin County)
  • Granville Exempted Village School District (Licking County)
  • Career and Tech Education Center (Licking County)
  • Marion Metropolitan Housing Authority  (Marion County)
  • Auburn Vocation School District (Lake County)
  • Lake County Educational Service Center (Lake County)
  • Consortium of Northwest Ohio  (Henry County)
  • Monroe Metropolitan Housing Authority (Monroe County)
  • Warren County Career Center (Warren County)
  • North Canton City School District (Stark County)
  • Lakota Local School District (Butler County)
  • Oak Hills Local School District (Hamilton County)








































































The Auditor’s office presents the Auditor of State Award 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 financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office by the statutory due date, without extension, via the Hinkle System and in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles);
  • The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weakness, significant deficiencies, Uniform Guidance (Single Audit) findings or questioned costs;
  • The entity’s management letter contains no comment related to:
    • Ethics referrals
    • Questioned costs less than the threshold per the Uniform Guidance
    • Lack of timely annual financial report submission
    • Bank reconciliation issues
    • Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit in accordance with Uniform Guidance
    • Findings for recovery less than $500
    • Public meetings or public records issues
  • The entity has no other financial or other concerns

Full copies of these reports are available online.