Kirksville’s Finance Department Receives A Prestigious Award

Kirksville’s Finance Department Receives A Distinguished Award. Karen Johnson has details.

The City of Kirksville is proud to announce that the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of Kirksville, Missouri with the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the thirty-first consecutive year! The Government Finance Officers Association is a nonprofit professional association serving nearly 18,000 government finance professionals throughout North America.The award represents a significant achievement by the City. The GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program is the only national awards program in governmental budgeting. Budget documents must be rated “proficient” in four different categories, and fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, to receive the award. City Manager, Mari Macomber stated, “We are proud of this ongoing accomplishment. Receipt of this award from the GFOA, coupled with our annual audit, are important measures of financial integrity and sound accounting policies.” I’m Karen Johnson