Award-Winning Financial Practices
The District earned the Operating Budget Excellence Award from the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) for the District’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 Operating Budget. The CSMFO promotes excellence in financial management and has established a budget award program that evaluates the budgets of municipal agencies of California. This program is intended to encourage and assist local governments to prepare budget documents of the very highest quality that reflect the guidelines established by the National Advisory Council on State and Local Budgeting.
In addition, the District received the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (also known as an audit). 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