The City of Tucson recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the City’s fiscal year 2018/19 budget. The award reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meet the highest principles of governmental budgeting.
In order to receive the budget award, the City had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. These guidelines are designed to assess how well the City’s budget serves as a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide, and a communication device. The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving more than 20,000 government finance professionals.