DATE: October 4, 2017
CONTACT: Public Information Specialist
The City of Lauderdale Lakes received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting of the CAFR By the GFOA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(LAUDERDALE LAKES, Florida) — The City of Lauderdale Lakes received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
The City’s Financial Services department earned the GFOA Financial Reporting Achievement Award that is revered as the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. The attainment represents a significant accomplishment by the City of Lauderdale Lakes’ Financial Services Department. Susan Liburd, Director of Financial services said, ”I am very proud of this department! We really work hard to ensure the City’s finances are carefully managed and in full disclosure order at all times. This is one that we are very proud of and look forward to receiving such an honor in the years to come.”
The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motive potential users and user groups to read the CAFR. “This is great news! Our Financial Services department is equipped with a group of highly intelligent and dedicated employees who are committed to providing the City with top notch services. We couldn’t be happier to witness the Financial Services Department be awarded for such encouraging award.” said Mayor Hazelle Rogers.
For more information on the tour or the City of Lauderdale Lakes, please contact Public Information at 954-535-2838.