Blue Ash recognized for the 33rd year in a row for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Excellence in Financial Reporting GFOA award

(February 10, 2021 - Blue Ash)

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Blue Ash for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019.

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

“We are honored to be recognized with this award from the GFOA,” said Blue Ash Finance Officer & Tax Commissioner Natasha Dempsey. “We strive to provide excellent, accurate, and transparent services to residents and this recognition shows that the City is succeeding in those efforts.”

The report 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 motivate potential users and user groups to read the report.

This is the 33rd year in a row that the City of Blue Ash has received this award.