CITY OF BUDA RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS BUDGET PRESENTATION AWARDFOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR
Aug. 20, 2020 — The City of Buda has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the Fiscal Year 2020 budget document.
This is the third consecutive year that the City of Buda’s Finance Department has received the award.
“I am very happy to receive such a prestigious finance award for the City’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget document,” said Finance Director June Ellis. “By receiving this award it displays the level of commitment and hard work of the Finance staff, as well as other employees throughout the organization, towards producing a document that conveys financial information in a clear and concise manner.”
In order to receive the budget award, the City had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. The guidelines are designed to evaluate how well an entity’s budget serves as:
“The City of Buda is once again proud to receive the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award,” said City Manager Kenneth Williams. “The Finance Department led by Finance Director June Ellis continues doing great work in representing the organization in earning this accolade. As City Manager I am proud of the work that City Council and city staff contributed in making this possible. The City Council likewise expresses it personal appreciation to all involved in the City of Buda receiving the award. Kudos to the City of Buda.“
The City’s budget documents had to achieve a “proficient” rating in all four categories, and in the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, to receive the award. The GFOA presented a Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation to Finance Director June Ellis.
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) advances excellence in government finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources and practical research for more than 20,500 members and the communities they serve.