The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the city of Powell its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the city's 2010 comprehensive annual financial report.

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the city of Powell its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the city’s 2010 comprehensive annual financial report.

The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, according to the GFOA, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been presented to city finance director Debra Miller for her preparation of the CAFR. This is the fifth consecutive year the award has been given to the city.