Dublin Villager

Dublin recognized for financial report

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awarded its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence to the City of Dublin for its 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. The latest award marks the 23rd consecutive year that the city has received the honor.

The comprehensive annual financial report is judged by an impartial panel to ensure that it meets the high standards of the program, which include demonstrating a constructive "spirit full of disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the report.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C.