The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of Coral Springs, Florida with the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget, attention to fiscal responsibility and planning.
The award is given to budget documents that meet the program’s criteria for a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device. Organizations receiving the award must achieve a rating of proficient in all four categories to receive the award.
"Budgeting documents of the highest quality are critical for good decision making and community awareness of short and long term financial plans,” Director of Finance Melissa Heller said. “This award is a reflection of the City's dedication to citizen participation as well as the professionalism within the City's finance function.”
The Government Finance Officers Association is a non-profit professional association serving nearly 17,400 government finance professionals throughout North America. The GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program is the only national awards program in governmental budgeting.