Saturday, April 19, 2014

City of Manassas receives Awards for Financial Reporting and Budget

Finance Director Paul York and Budget Manager Diane Bergeron
standing with the CAFR and Budget Awards.
City of Manassas, VA . . .

The City of Manassas has earned the 2013 Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada (GFOA) for the twenty-ninth consecutive year. This was given for the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or CAFR. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition given in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. Of the 90,000 state and local government entities eligible for the certificate, only five percent are awarded this achievement. The City of Manassas also received the Distinguished GFOA Budget Presentation Award for its Annual Operating Budget. This is the ninth consecutive year for the Budget award. “I would like to thank the City’s Finance and Budget staff for all of their hard work on these award winning documents,” said City Manager W. Patrick Pate. “The City of Manassas has excellent financial and budget reporting practices in place.”          

Patty Prince
Public Affairs Specialist
City of Manassas, VA
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