Mill Creek MetroParks receives Auditor of State Award

A recent financial audit of Mill Creek MetroParks by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report and excellent record keeping, therefore earning the MetroParks the Auditor of State Award. 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:

o    Ethics referrals

o    Questioned costs less than $10,000

o    Lack of timely report submission

o    Reconciliation

o    Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit

o    Findings for recovery less than $100

o    Public meetings or public records

This award will be presented at tonight’s Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners of Mill Creek MetroParks, held at 6 p.m. at the MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd. Canfield, OH 44406.