PEACHTREE CORNERS – The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recently announced that the City of Peachtree Corners has been honored with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award in recognition of outstanding budget preparation.
The award represents a significant achievement by the city’s Finance Department and its Finance Director. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff in meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. It is the five-year-old’s city’s first time applying for the award and signifies the city’s commitment to transparency in its budget process.
“This award is significant because it marks the first time we have submitted our budget materials to GFOA for consideration,” said City Manager Brian Johnson. “This award also illustrates the city’s commitment to communications in the budgeting process. We are dedicated to fiscal responsibility at every level and this award proves our commitment.”
The Government Finance Officers Association is a non-profit professional organization serving the needs of more than 19,000 government finance professionals throughout North America.
The GFOA’s Distinguished Presentation Award is the only national awards program dedicated to governmental budgeting.
About Peachtree Corners
Situated Gwinnett County, one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia, Peachtree Corners is conveniently located to major highways, I-85, I-285 and GA 400 and just 30 minutes northeast of Atlanta. Founded on July 1, 2012, it is home to over 40,000 residents. The new city is 17 square miles in size and located in the southwest corner of the county. Seven miles of the Chattahoochee River define its western border.