Library Earns Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Westerville, OH - The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Westerville Public Library by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report for 2019 (henceforth referred to as "financial report"). This is the third year in a row that the library has received this honor.

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a signficant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achivement has been awarded to the library's fiscal officer, Erin Hill, designated by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning fianncial report.

The financial report has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the financial report.

About the Government Financial Officers Association

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) advances excellence in government finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources and practice research for more than 20,500 members and the communities they serve.

Note: Notification of this award was received by the Westerville Public Library from the GFOA in February 2021 for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report submitted in Spring 2020 reporting on fiscal year 2019.

Last updated: 2/3/2021

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