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Whether you are looking for examples of entities increasing efficiency and saving tax dollars, or you’re looking for innovative ways other local governments are working together to save money, has the answer.To find ideas for “skinnying down” your government or ways to partner with others in your own community, we recommend you search our Savings Idea Center for inspiration.Our Performance Audit Database can provide real-world examples for improving operations, identifying cost savings and producing sustainable, balanced budgets. 

Savings Idea Center

Use the drop down menus below to find proven examples of how governments, school systems and other community organizations in Ohio are innovating, building partnerships and finding efficiencies – both together and on their own – to better deliver cost-effective public services.

Performance Audit Database

More than $1 billion in recommended savings have been identified for state agencies, local governments and school systems through the Ohio Auditor of State’s performance audits. Use the menus below to search our database for savings that you can apply to your own government entity.

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