Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA)
presented the Santa Fe Irrigation District (District) the GFOA’s Distinguished
Budget Presentation Award for its eighth year successively.
Presentation Award is the highest form of recognition in the area of
governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents
a significant accomplishment by the District and its management.
be recognized with this award even once reflects the commitment that we have
made to fiscal responsibility and good governance.” said General Manager,
Michael Bardin, “However, to have received this award for eight consecutive
years shows the District’s ongoing transparency and service to our customers in
a way which we can all be proud.”
Certificate of Recognition for the Budget Presentation has also been awarded to
the District’s Administrative Services Manager, Jeanne L. Deaver, for her
responsibility in preparing the award-winning document.
GFOA program was established in 1945 to encourage and assist state and local governments
to go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting
principles to prepare comprehensive financial reports that motion the spirit of
transparency and full disclosure, and to recognize individual governments that
succeed in achieving that goal. The
GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program is the only national
awards program in governmental budgeting.
The GFOA is a major professional association
serving the needs of nearly 19,000 appointed and elected state, and
provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners
throughout North America.