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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Linn County receives financial reporting award for 18th consecutive year

Award Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting

Linn County recently earned the Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. This is the 18th consecutive year Linn County has received this award.

This national award recognizes state and local governments that successfully extract information from their comprehensive annual financial report to produce a high quality popular annual financial report specifically designed to be readily accessible and easily understandable to the general public.

Linn County’s Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) was judged by a panel of independent reviewers to meet high standards in usefulness, understandability, distribution and reader appeal.

Linn County’s PAFR is printed and distributed to the community each December for the fiscal year ended June 30. Copies of Linn County’s PAFR are also available at the Jean Oxley Linn County Public Service Center, 935 2nd St. SW, Cedar Rapids or online at www.linncounty.org/finance.

The PAFR is part of Linn County's ongoing commitment to keep citizens informed about the County’s finances and to be accountable for the receipt and expenditure of public funds.

Linn County’s report was prepared by Linn County Finance Director Steve Tucker, CPA; Linn County Budget Director Dawn Jindrich, CPA; and Linn County Communications Director Joi Alexander.

About GFOA
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is a nonprofit professional association representing than 18,000 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL and Washington, D.C. For more information about GFOA, visit their website at www.gfoa.org.

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