Mayor Annette M. Blackwell is pleased to share that The City of Maple Heights has once again received the Auditor of State Award in June for their clean audit reports, per the State of Ohio Auditor, Keith Faber.

This is the second consecutive year (2021 and 2022) that the City has received this high honor under the leadership of Finance Director, Tinita Tillman, with the assistance of her committed and talented staff. 

The Auditor’s office presents the Auditor of State Award 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 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.

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