Anne Arundel County Lauded for Accounting and Financial Reporting
County's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Receives Highest Recognition
Annapolis (June 3, 2008) - County Executive John R. Leopold today announced that Anne Arundel County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2007 received the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment by the county represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
"Anne Arundel County has been recognized once again for its excellence," County Executive John R. Leopold said. "Our principle for governing is one of efficiency and accountability. I am proud that the county has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence and prouder still of the high standards by which govern. This prestigious acknowledgement recognizes the efforts of county government to be accountable for the responsibilities we have been entrusted with by Anne Arundel County residents."