|SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) in recognition of the county’s efforts for the Fiscal Year 2022 budget presentation. |
It is the county’s 32nd consecutive year receiving this prestigious award and third time receiving both the Triple Crown Medallion and Special Performance Measure recognition.
|Sarasota County is one of 317 governments to earn the Triple Crown Medallion by achieving all three GFOA awards; the Certification Achievement for Excellence in Financial reporting, the Popular Annual Financial Reporting Award, and the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.|
|According to Sarasota County Administrator Jonathan Lewis, the county’s budget plan provides a pathway for funding projects that align with the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners’ priorities and meet the community’s needs.|
“It’s a testament of the county’s dedication to providing outstanding customer service, fiscal responsibility, and serving as responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars,” Lewis added.
These GFOA awards reflect the county’s commitment to meeting and exceeding the highest principles of governmental budgeting through innovative programs and outstanding financial management.
“I’m honored to share this incredible achievement with a team of professionals that are truly committed to prudent financial planning and reporting,” said Office of Financial Management Director Kim Radtke.
Each year the county’s budget is presented to the public through a series of input meetings and is then adopted by the Sarasota County Board of Commissioners.
For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center by dialing 3-1-1 or visiting scgov.net.