NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The New Hanover County Budget Department has recently been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.
According to a press release from the county, the award reflects the commitment of county commissioners and staff to meeting the highest principals of governmental budgeting.
To receive the award, the department had to reach the following specific guidelines designed to assess how well an entity’s budget serves:
- a policy document
- a financial plan
- an operations guide
- a communications device
The GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program is the only national awards program in governmental budgeting.
This is the 22nd year in the row the New Hanover County Budget Department has received this recognition.