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Willow Park receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) is pleased to announce that City of Willow Park, Texas has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the entity 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

Budget documents must be rated “proficient” in all four categories, and the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, to receive the award.

When a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is granted to an entity, a Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation is also presented to the individual or department designated as being primarily responsible for its having achieved the award. This has been presented to Matt Shaffstall, City Administrator, Josh Armstrong, City Secretary.

Award recipients have pioneered efforts to improve the quality of budgeting and provide an excellent example for other governments throughout North America.

The Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of 18,300 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners.

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Mon 17

Rotary Club of Aledo

December 17 @ 11:30 am
Fri 21

Over the River and Through the Woods

December 21 @ 8:00 pm
Sat 22

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus

December 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Mon 24

Christmas Eve in Hudson Oaks

December 24 @ 5:00 pm
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Aledo Community Lions Club

December 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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