College Station Earns National Financial Reporting Award

By: Jeff Kersten Email
By: Jeff Kersten Email

Today, the City of College Station Fiscal Services Department announced it has received national recognition for its financial reporting practices. This is the 27th year the department has earned this prestigious award.

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to City of College Station 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.

Here are some fast facts on the City of College Station’s fiscal year 2008 CAFR:
• Total Net Assets: $371.6 million ($181 Governmental, $190.6 Business-type)
• Change in Net Assets: $19.2 million increase ($7.9 Governmental, $11.3 Business-type)
• Employees: 900+ fulltime
• Property Tax Rate: 43.94 per $100 assessed valuation

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