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Posted on: February 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City of La Marque Finance Department earned Certificate of Achievement for Excellence

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The Government Finance Officers Association advances excellence in government finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources, and practical research

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of La Marque for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2019. 

See the FY19 Budget and many other financial reports on the city website. Click Departments, Finance, Financial Transparency Reporting, then Budgets. http://cityoflamarque.org/196/Financial-Transparency-Reporting

An impartial panel judged the report on pillars, including the spirit of full disclosure and the ability to communicate a financial story eloquently.

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

GFOA established the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence program in 1945 to encourage state and local governments to go beyond the minimum requirements and prepare comprehensive annual financial reports centered around transparency and community engagement.  

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) advances excellence in government finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources, and practical research for more than 21,000 members and the communities they serve.

Congratulations to Finance Director Suzy Kou and her team!

Certificate of Achievement 

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