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:

• Ashland County-West Holmes Joint Vocational School District (Ashland County)
• Canton Local School District (Stark County)
• Consortium of Northwest Ohio (Henry County)
• Copley-Fairlawn City School District (Summit County)
• Fairfield County Educational Service Center
• Findlay Digital Academy (Hancock County)
• Hamilton Alternative Academy (Franklin County)
• Indian Valley Local School District (Tuscarawas County)
• Jonathan Alder Local School District (Madison County)
Knox County Career Center
• London City School District (Madison County)
• Ross-Pike Educational Service District (Ross County)
• Valley View Local School District (Montgomery County)
• Western Local School District (Pike 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.



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