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City awarded GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
Thursday, January 03, 2013


The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Colorado Springs by the Government Finance Officers Association (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 City of Colorado springs has received the award for 22 consecutive years.Receiving this award demonstrates the City’s continued commitment to the highest standards in financial reporting.

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 read the CAFT. 

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