The Town’s Finance Department received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for its FY 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
The certificate is the highest form of recognition in government accounting and financial reporting. The award, voted on by an impartial panel, is given to recipients that demonstrate a “spirit of full disclosure” to communicate their financial stories and motivate users and groups to read their annual financial reports.
The GFOA promotes the professional management of governments for the public benefit by identifying and developing financial policies and best practices and promoting their use through education, training, facilitation of member networking and leadership. The non-profit GFOA serves almost 18,000 government finance professionals in North America.