On July 10th, Mayor Lake presented the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the current budget from the Government Finance Officers Association to Amber Deaton and the Finance Department. This award is the highest form of recognition in government budgeting and represents a significant achievement by the City. It reflects the commitment of the City and staff to meeting the highest principles of government budgeting. In order to receive the award, the City had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation including a policy document, financial plan, operations guide, and a communications device. This is the tenth consecutive year of achievement for the City.
In addition, when the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is granted to an entity, a Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation is also awarded to the individual or department designated as being primarily responsible for its having achieved the award. He presented the Certificate to Amber Deaton and the Finance Department.
Finance Director Deaton stated she is very proud to work for the City and she thanks the City Commission and City Manager for their support of her and the Finance Department.
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