Monday, February 5, 2018

Finance Department receives Excellence in Financial Reporting Award for the 24th year in a row

Mesa County Commissioners recognize and congratulate the Finance Department for earning the highest form of commendation in governmental accounting for the 24th year in a row. From left to right, Commissioner Scott McInnis, Accounting Manager Pam Noonan, Budget Manager Eleanor Thomas, Senior Accountant Katherine Boozell, Commissioner John Justman, Commissioner Rose Pugliese.

Mesa County Commissioners presented a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) to the Finance Department for its comprehensive annual financial report in public hearing.

The prestigious award recognizes governmental accounting and financial reporting and represents a significant accomplishment by the Finance Department. Mesa County has received this honor every year since 1993.

Mesa County’s financial reports met the high standards of GFOA’s award program, including demonstrating a constructive 'spirit of full disclosure' to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the comprehensive annual financial report.

Mesa County’s comprehensive annual financial report was judged by an impartial panel of GFOA reviewers.GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals.

To view Mesa County’s 2016 Financial Report, visit http://www.mesacounty.us/finance/cafr-2016.aspx.

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