The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to the City of Avondale Estates by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). 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.
An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the individual department or agency designated by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR. The award has been presented to Kenneth Turner, MBA, Director of Finance for the City of Avondale Estates.
The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.