District Receives A Second Award for Financial Reporting

District Receives A Second Award for Financial Reporting

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, - The Northwestern Water and Sewer District (The District) announced today that it is the proud recipient of The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).  This is the second form of recognition The District’s finance office received this month for it’s CAFR.  The District was recently awarded the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. 

According to a GFOA press release, 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 CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

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Our goal is to be the premier water and wastewater provider in Northwestern Ohio. We are committed to sound financial management, responsible environmental stewardship, responsive public service, superior customer service, and responsible economic growth.  We strive to field a skilled, respectful, and cooperative workforce dedicated to the highest professional and ethical standards; we support them with appropriate training and technology.

Michele Mark Lavine, GFOA: 312.977.9700; Email: mlevine@gfoa.org