The City of Las Cruces Financial Services Department has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) 2019 Triple Crown Medallion and Popular Annual Financial Reporting awards.
“To commemorate that achievement, enclosed is a medallion that you can add to your existing plaque as a testament to the (City) government's commitment to producing a popular report that evidences the spirit of full disclosure and transparency,” said a portion of a letter from Michelle Mark Levine, Director of the GFOA Technical Services Center to the Financial Services Department. “This special Triple Crown medallion recognizes that your government received all three GFOA awards, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award; Distinguished Budget Presentation Award; and the Popular Annual Financial Reporting Award (PAFR) for Fiscal Year 2019.
The award is a prestigious national award that recognizes that the Financial Services Department conforms with the highest standards in preparing the PAFR and for its commitment to producing a popular report that evidences the spirit of full disclosure and transparency.
The City of Las Cruces is among 191 governmental entities in the U.S. and Canada to be awarded the special triple crown medallion.
The City of Las Cruces has now been presented with 16 consecutive Annual Comprehensive Financial Report awards and seven consecutive PAFR awards from the GFOA.
The GFOA is a professional association of approximately 19,000 state, provincial, and local government finance officers in the U.S. and Canada. GFOA is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.