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Circleville Given “Clean Audit” Report Award

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CIRCLEVILLE – Circleville was one of 22 entities that came back with clean audit reports in November

Auditor of State Keith Faber presents the Auditor of State Award to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Less than eight percent of the entities we audit qualify for the Award. 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

Along with Circleville these other entities

Belmont Metropolitan Housing Authority (Belmont County)· Southwest Regional Water District (Butler County)· Clinton County Land Reutilization Corporation (Clinton County)· City of Coshocton (Coshocton County)· Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority (Crawford County)· Cuyahoga Heights Local School District (Cuyahoga County)· Newburgh Heights Community Improvement Corporation (Cuyahoga County)· Defiance-Paulding Consolidated Dept. of Job and Family Services (Defiance County)· Ohio Municipal Joint Self Insurance Pool (Franklin County)· City of Wauseon (Fulton County)· Cambridge Metropolitan Housing Authority (Guernsey County)· Harrison County Metropolitan Housing Authority (Harrison County)· Hocking Valley Community Hospital (Hocking County)· City of Jackson (Jackson County)· Logan County Metropolitan Housing Authority (Logan County)· Lucas County Regional Health District (Lucas County)· Western Reserve Local School District (Mahoning County)· Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital (Mercer County)· Noble Metropolitan Housing Authority (Noble County)· City of Circleville (Pickaway County)· Preble County Metropolitan Housing Authority (Preble County)· City of Fairlawn (Summit County)