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Northeast Times | October 25, 2021

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CITY OF WATAUGA AWARDED CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

CITY OF WATAUGA AWARDED CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

Watauga, Texas – The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Watauga by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). 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 Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the individual(s), department or agency designated by the government as being primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR. For the City of Watauga, this person is Sandra Gibson, Director of Finance and Administration.

The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to the read the CAFR.

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

For more information regarding GFOA or the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, please call Stephen Gauthier at 312.977.9700