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1/15/2020

Green Local School District Joins OhioCheckbook.com

COLUMBUS – Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague today announced that the Green Local School District (Wayne County) has joined OhioCheckbook.com. 

“OhioCheckbook.com gives taxpayers a direct look into where their money is going,” said Treasurer Sprague. “We’re pleased to have the Green Local School District as a partner in supporting transparency and empowering district residents to get involved in the decisions impacting their community.”

The Green Local School District is the second school district in Wayne County to join OhioCheckbook.com. The district’s online checkbook includes more than 20,000 individual transactions that represent over $20.8 million in spending from July 2017 through August 2019.

“We are proud to serve our students, families, and community members, who are a vital part of Green Local Schools,” said district treasurer Barbara Markland. “We feel it is important to provide transparency and accountability in terms of school activities and finances. By adopting the Ohio Checkbook initiative, taxpayers investing in the district can know their money is being used to create an excellent educational experience for the students we serve.”

Since its launch, OhioCheckbook.com has garnered the interest of those hoping to learn more about how Ohio’s tax dollars are spent.

You can learn more about the Green Local School District by visiting their page on the Ohio Checkbook. To access another local government website, visit the Local Government option on OhioCheckbook.com.

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Robert Sprague became Ohio’s 49th Treasurer of State on January 14, 2019, bringing to the office his extensive experience working on financial matters in both the public and private sectors. Under Treasurer Sprague’s direction, the office manages the state’s $20 billion investment and $10 billion debt portfolios, collects and deposits all state revenues, and oversees custodial assets. 

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