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City Continues Tradition of Excellence in Finance Reporting

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Mayor Carter Hendricks congratulates the City of Hopkinsville Finance Division lead by Chief Financial Officer and CPA Robert Martin on receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 21st year running.

Mayor Hendricks commented, “Strong fiscal management of the hard-earned funds we receive from taxpayers is critical to the success of Hopkinsville.”  He added, “We are proud of the accomplishments of the men and women of the Finance Division whose commitment to accurate and timely financial reporting makes it possible for us to deliver valuable public services each day.”

Awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada (GFOA), a Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting.  Its continued attainment represents a significant accomplishment by our Finance Division and its management. 

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Award Background

The GFOA is a non-profit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals throughout the country.   Hopkinsville’s latest distinction is for the comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.  The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential user groups to read the report. 

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