Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (OCIC) is one of six entities to receive the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports. 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 OCIC makes financial recordkeeping and reporting a top priority,” stated OCIC Director Jamie Beier Grant. “To be recognized with this award is a reflection of our office’s hard work in ensuring public dollars are responsibly invested in the strategic priorities of the organization; The Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (OCIC) serves as the lead economic development agency by advancing, encouraging, and promoting the industrial, economic, commercial, and civic development of Ottawa County.”
Other entities receiving the Auditor of State Award include:
The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 5,800 state and local government agencies. Under the direction of Auditor Dave Yost, the office also provides financial services to local governments, investigates and prevents fraud in public agencies and promotes transparency in government.