Press Release Ohio Auditor of State

Auditor Faber Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

For Immediate Release

Monday, June 24, 2024

COLUMBUS — Auditor of State Keith Faber is pleased to announce that the following entities received Auditor of State Awards in May for their clean audit reports:

  • Adams Metropolitan Housing Authority (Adams County)
  • Butler County Transportation Improvement District (Butler County)
  • Clark County Land Reutilization Corporation (Clark County)
  • NORMA Self Insurance Pool Inc. Cuyahoga County)
  • North Olmsted City School District (Cuyahoga County)
  • Suburban Health Consortium (Cuyahoga County)
  • Delaware County Land Reutilization Corporation (Delaware County)
  • A + Children's Academy (Franklin County)
  • Columbus Baseball Team, Inc.  (Franklin County)
  • Early College Academy (Franklin County)
  • Franklin Park Conservatory Joint Recreation District (Franklin County)
  • Great Western Academy (Franklin County)
  • Groveport Community School (Franklin County)
  • Convention Facilities Authority for Hamilton County Ohio (Hamilton County)
  • Jackson Metropolitan Housing Authority (Jackson County)
  • Black River Career Prep High School (Lorain County)
  • Ohio Digital Learning School (Lucas County)
  • Ohio School Plan (Lucas County)
  • Skyway Career Prep High School (Lucas County)
  • Eastgate Regional Council of Governments (Mahoning County)
  • Midwest Employee Benefit Consortium (Mercer County)
  • Klepinger Community School (Montgomery County)
  • Richland County Regional Planning Commission (Richland County)
  • Chillicothe Metropolitan Housing Authority (Ross County)
  • South Central Ohio Educational Service Center (Scioto County)
  • Stark High School (Stark County)
  • Cascade Career Prep High School (Summit County)
  • Edge Learning Inc. (Summit County)
  • Wooster Growth Corporation (Wayne County)

The Auditor of State’s Office presents the awards 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

These reports are available online via Search Audits (ohioauditor.gov/auditsearch/search.aspx).


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 Keith Faber, the office also provides financial services to local governments, investigates and prevents fraud in public agencies, and promotes transparency in government.

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