COLUMBUS – Auditor of State Dave Yost announces that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports:

• Area 16 Workforce Development Board (Belmont County)

• Field Local School District (Portage County)

• Indian Valley Local School District (Tuscarawas County)

• Logan Elm Local School District (Pickaway County)

• Teays Valley Local School District (Pickaway County)

• Warren County Educational Service Center

• Wayne County Schools Career Center

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.