GFOA Budget Award
GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
The City of West Bend received their first Distinguished Operating Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2018 Operation Budget. This award represents a significant achievement for the City of West Bend. In order to receive this budget award, the City of West Bend's budget presentation had to fulfill nationally recognized guidelines in the following areas:
- A policy document
- A financial plan
- An operations guide
- A communications device
The City of West Bend's Operating Budget had to be rated "proficient" in all four of the above categories, and in the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, to receive the award. The City is one of only thirty-eight current recipients in the State of Wisconsin that have earned this award.