FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2019
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North Hempstead Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 8th Straight Year
North Hempstead, NY – The Town of North Hempstead was recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its commitment to strong fiscal practices. The Town was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the eighth consecutive year for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending in 2017.
The Town was 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 standing.
“North Hempstead is honored to once again receive this prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the GFOA,” said Supervisor Bosworth. “Receiving this award for eight years in a row exemplifies the Town’s consistent focus on being fiscally responsible and transparent.”
The GFOA’s mission is to enhance and promote the professional management of governmental financial resources by identifying, developing, and advancing fiscal strategies, policies, and practices.
The GFOA of the United States and Canada is a non-profit professional association that serves approximately 19,000 government finance professionals.