Dubuque Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Jennifer Larson, Director of Finance & Budget
April 7, 2021 -- For Immediate Release
DUBUQUE, Iowa – The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Dubuque the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget.
The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. A Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation was given to City of Dubuque Director of Finance and Budget Jennifer Larson to recognize her primary role in preparing the award-winning budget.
In order to receive the award, Dubuque had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. These guidelines are designed to assess how well an entity's budget serves as:
- a policy document
- a financial plan
- an operations guide
- a communications device
The GFOA is major professional association servicing the needs of nearly 19,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance professionals. The association is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Washington, D.C.
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