City Of Delaware Receives Ohio Auditor Award With Distinction

13 Jan , 2021  

Special to 1808Delaware

Good record keeping has qualified the City of Delaware for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for its 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

This award is presented for excellence in financial reporting and compliance with all applicable laws for the fiscal year ended in 2019.

“Your exemplary reporting serves as the standard for clean, accountable government, representing the highest level of service to Ohioans,” Auditor Keith Faber said. More…


Life in Delaware County

New-Look ‘Checkbook’ Site Shows Taxpayers Their State, Local Budgets

5 Jul , 2020  

By: Tyler Buchanan, Ohio Capital Journal

A website dedicated to giving Ohioans a transparent look at the state’s finances was reintroduced this week.

The revamp involved an effort to merge two similar websites together:, managed by the state treasurer’s office, and a separate interactive budget more closely associated with the governor.

The new offers a slate of financial records — from state employees’ salaries to a breakdown of budget spending. More…


Delaware County

County Commissioners Pass 2020 Budget

24 Dec , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners today approved its budget for 2019. The $119,170,681 figure approved for General Fund expenditures increases operating expenditures by 3.6 percent over 2019 levels. This increase will allow for some modest increases in staffing, additional funding for a 27th pay period that occurs in 2020, and a 3.0 percent raise in salaries for non-union employees. More…

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