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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence Awarded


Government Finance Officers Association

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 



 

02/15/2018



For more information contact:

Michele Mark Levirne Director/TSC

Phone: (312) 977-9700

Fax: (312) 977-4806

E-mail: mlevine@gfoa.org

 

 

(Chicago, Illinois) - The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

has been awarded to Algonquin Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District 

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for it

comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of

governmental accounting and financial re porting, 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(s) or department designated by the government as primarily responsible

for preparing the award-winning CAFR. The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel

to meet the high standard s 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 CAFR.

 


Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the need of nearly 19,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top quality publications, training programs, services. and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D.C.

    


 


Government Finance Officers Association


203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700

Chicago, Illinois 60601 1 2 10

312.977.9700 fax: 312.977.4806

    

February 15, 2018

  

Board of Trustees Board of Trustees

Algonquin Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District

1020 West Algonquin Road

Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

  

Dear Board of Trustees:

  

We are pleased to notify you that your comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended 2017 qualifies for GFOA's Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

  

When a Certificate of Achievement is awarded to a government, an Award of Financial Reporting Achievement (AFRA) is also presented to the individual(s) or department designated by the government as primarily responsible for its having earned the Certificate. This award has been sent to the submitter as designated on the application.

  

We hope that you will arrange for a formal presentation of the Certificate and Award of Financial Reporting Achievement, and that appropriate publicity will be given to this notable achievement. A sample news release is enclosed to assist with this effort.

  

We hope that your example will encourage other government officials in their efforts to achieve and maintain an appropriate standard of excellence in financial reporting.

  

Sincerely,

 

Michele Mark Levine

Director, Technical Services Center

 



 

 



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