Park Forest Receives Another Budget Award

Village Board Room
The Village Board Room. (ENEWSPF)

Chicago-(ENEWSPF)- The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Village of Park Forest by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) 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.

The Village of Park Forest has received this consistently award for several years.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the individual(s), department or agency designated by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR. This has been presented to:

  • Mary G. Dankowski, Deputy Village ManagerlFinance Director

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.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington, D.C.

An official presentation of this award will take place at an upcoming Village Board Meeting.