Sturgeon County takes Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Reading Time: 1 minute

by Morinville News Staff

Collaborative efforts of Sturgeon County’s Financial Services, Corporate Communications, and Business Strategy divisions has resulted in the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recognizing the County for their Distinguished Budget Presentation for the 2015 – 2016 cycle.

The GFOA Budget Presentation Award requires governments satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for “effective budget presentation designed to assess how a budget serves as a policy document; a financial plan; an operations guide; as well as a communications tool.”

The County says submitted budget documents are reviewed by GFOA professional staff members and by outside reviewers experienced in public-sector budgeting.

“This award recognizes transparency and provides the Council and the community assurance regarding the financial prudence of Sturgeon County’s budget as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device,” said Sturgeon County Chief Administrative Officer, Peter Tarnawsky in an Oct. 11 release. “It reflects the professional commitment and cooperative effort of numerous staff throughout the organization, led by Manager, Financial Services Ed Kaemingh.”

Though the Distinguished Budget Presentation award was the County’s first submission, GFOA also awarded the County with the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting earlier this year, the seventh consecutive year Sturgeon has received the nod.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Comments

comments

About admin 8003 Articles
The Morinville News is an online daily news publication serving Morinville and surrounding area via MorinvilleNews.com, our daily email news service and our MorinvilleNews.com app for IOS and Android. You can also follow us online on Twitter @MorinvilleNews and on Facebook at Facebook.com/MorinvilleNews

2 Comments

  1. So – why can’t Morinville get one of these awards, one might ask?

    Oh yeah – the award “…recognizes transparency and provides the Council and the community assurance regarding the financial prudence… as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device…”

    I wonder which of those criteria Morinville does NOT fulfill?

    Y’all have a nice day now.

  2. Mr. O’Brien I think the answer to your question “So – why can’t Morinville get one of these awards, one might ask?” maybe the difference in Applied Intellect!!!! The County of Sturgeon Rocks!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*