Hillsboro schools receive audit award

Auditor of State Dave Yost has announced that the Hillsboro City School District has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.

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.

Submitted by Carrie Bartunek, director of communications, Ohio Auditor of State