Riverside Local Schools
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Treasurer/CFO - Gary A. Platko, CPA

The Riverside Local School District is committed to fiscal responsibility and transparency in all financial transactions.  The Treasurer serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the district and reports directly to the Board of Education.  The Treasurer and his staff work in conjunction with the Superintendent to support the educational mission and programming of the district.
The Treasurer's Office oversees the financial operations of the District and is responsible for all accounting and payroll functions. The District is audited annually by the Auditor of State and the audit reports are available on the Auditor of State website and below on this page. The Treasurer is responsible for preparing the District's annual tax budget and the Five-Year Financial Forecast.  

In addition, the Treasurer serves as Secretary to the Board of Education. In this role, the Treasurer's office holds all contracts, documents, and the official minutes of all Board of Education meetings. Also, the Treasurer serves as the Records Custodian and is responsible for compiling and responding to all public records requests. 
For questions regarding financial and budgetary matters, please feel free to contact the Office of the Treasurer. 
Gary A. Platko, CPA
Riverside Local School District
585 Riverside Drive
Painesville, OH 44077 
(440) 352-0668
[email protected]
Office Hours: 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM 

Ohio Checkbook

The Riverside Local School District is committed to financial transparency. Therefore, we have partnered with the Ohio Treasurer of State's Office to make the district's financial information easily accessible at Ohio Checkbook - Riverside Local Schools. The Ohio Checkbook is updated after the district's books are closed each month. Historical information dating back to fiscal year 2013 is also available.

Public Records

    When you click on the this link, it will take you to a fillable public records request form. You do not need to use this form. It is provided to make submitting public records request more efficient.

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    Report Fraud

    The Auditor of State takes allegations of fraud in government seriously. Click here to be directed to the Auditor of State's Fraud webpage.