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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Douglasville Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

GFOA award with logo

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial reporting has been awarded to the City of Douglasville by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its 2018 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

“We’re committed to accurate and transparent financial reporting,” Finance Director Karin Callan explained, “we’re thrilled to receive this award and are committed to making this award

an annual honor.”

The City of Douglasville’s CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure”

to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the document.

To access current and past financial documents from the City of Douglasville, visit the city’s website at www.DouglasvilleGA.gov.

GFOA award


About the GFOA

Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of over 20,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government

officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top quality publications, training programs, services, and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with other offices in Washington D.C.

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