Franklin County Auditor Stinziano to Announce Refund to Schools, Libraries

Franklin County OH Auditor

Monday, November 25, 2019


Contact: Monica Moran, 614.378.2879

Auditor’s Office Announcing Refund of Millions of Dollars to Franklin County Schools, Libraries, Municipalities

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Franklin County Auditor Michael Stinziano will announce Tuesday that the Auditor’s office is refunding $7 million to Franklin County schools, libraries, municipalities and agencies this week. Of that $7 million, the vast majority of it - almost $4.6 million – is going to school districts across the county.

“As the county’s chief Fiscal officer I am happy to be able to refund this money back to our schools to support the education of our children,” Stinziano said. “By being fiscally responsible, the Auditor’s office is returning money that can be used for school facilities, textbooks, laptops, and many other items that our schools desperately need.” 

WHAT:    Announcement from Franklin County Auditor Michael Stinziano joined by Beryl Piccolantonio, President, Gahanna-Jefferson School Board; Anthony Caldwell, Board Member-Elect, South-Western School Board; and Lauren Hagan, Chief Financial officer, Columbus Metropolitan Library.

WHEN:   Tuesday, November 26, 2019

TIME:     11:00AM

WHERE: Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S Grant Ave, Columbus (Room 3A)

The money that is being refunded is collected as required by state law to pay for real estate reappraisals and triennial updates and may be refunded at the discretion of the Auditor.