Bellbrook receives clean audit, award

Gazette News Report

BELLBROOK —The city of Bellbrook received the Auditor of State Award after a recent financial audit returned a clean report.

“The City of Bellbrook appreciates this recognition from the auditor of state,” said City Manager Mark Schlagheck. “We strive to be in compliance with regulations and standards. This award recognizes those efforts.”

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 generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

— 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 and public meetings or public records.

The audited financial statement can be viewed on the city’s finance page at For more information call the administration office at 937-848‐4666.

Gazette news report compiled by Scott Halasz.

Gazette news report compiled by Scott Halasz.