For the 31st year in a row the city of Stephenville has been given an award for Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association.

“This certificate of achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting,” said Mayor Kenny Weldon. “Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.” 

City Administrator Pat Bridges and finance director Walter Wood were then presented with the certificate by Mayor Weldon.

The GFOA is a non-profit professional association that serves approximately 17,500 government finance professionals.