Statistics Report

May 14 - May 18, 2018

Mike Kovack, Medina County Auditor, today released the following information regarding county finances for the week of May 14 through May 18, 2018: 

Overall revenues for the county this week were $2,928,851.19. The largest income source was from MVL Registration and County Permissive Tax in the amount of $600,490.50. The Auditor's Accounting Department issued 636 checks for total expenditures of $1,603,480.23- approved expenditures totaled $1,168,847.71. There was one vendor's license issued. 

Interested citizens can review individual expenditures of the county on the Auditor's website at Click on "Financial Info" on the footer.

There were 81 residential home sales this week. The average sale price for a home in Medina County this week was $210,393. The total fees collected for transfers were $63,708.80. There were 3 commercial sales this week with the average sale price being $1,053,572. The total fees collected for those transfers were $9,484.90. 

Mike Kovack, Medina County Auditor, honored nine local sixth, seventh and eighth graders for their excellent Memorial Day essays, today, at a ceremony in the Medina County Administration Building.

First place awards went to Rachel Murphy, an eighth grader at Wadsworth Middle School; Emma Hudock, a seventh grader at Wadsworth Middle School and Bella Schoonover, a sixth grader at Wadsworth Central Intermediate School. Murphy is the daughter of Scott and Donna Murphy; Hudock is the daughter of Mary Beth and Jeff Hudock and Schoonover is the daughter of Kate Schoonover.

Second place awards went to Olivia Wittlock, an eighth grader at Wadsworth Middle School; Madelyn Muha, a seventh grader at Highland Middle School and Julia Thuestad, a sixth grader at Wadsworth Central Intermediate School. Wittlock's parents are Jaymee and Gary Wittlock; Muha's parents are Joseph and Jacquelyn Muha and Thuestad's parents are Alexia Lishnevski and Ola Thuestad.

Winning third place awards were Chelsea Campbell, an eighth grader at Highland Middle School; Victoria Cuellar, a seventh grader at Wadsworth Middle School and Madelynn Emrikian, a sixth grader at Medina A.I. Root Middle School. Campbell's parents are Julie and Patrick Campbell; Cuellar's mother is Lorena Garcia and Emrikian's parents are Ara and Liesl Emrikian.

"We'd like to recognize all the teachers who encouraged their students to stretch their writing skills," said Kovack. "Memorial Day is a tremendously special day to many, many veterans and their families and we're delighted that these students helped us celebrate it. Congratulations to all our outstanding writers, their teachers and their parents."

Each year, Kovack and his staff select the best essays submitted, and the writing contest is co-sponsored by the Wadsworth VFW Post #1089. Students had a choice of five different topics, ranging from explaining why a particular quote relates to Memorial Day, to writing a narrative after interviewing someone who lived through one of this nation's wars.

In addition to certificates, awards were presented to the top three essays in each age group: first place, $75; second place, $50 and third place, $25.