The City of Brookfield received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2018 City Budget document. The budget award is presented to those units of government meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. To receive the award, a government's budget presentation must meet nationally recognized guidelines in the following areas:
- A policy document
- A financial plan
- An operations guide
- A communications device
This was the seventeenth consecutive year that the City has received the budget award. The City is one of only twenty-six municipalities and thirty-nine units of government in the state of Wisconsin that receive this prestigious award.
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association that serves nearly 20,000 government finance professionals.
The City of Brookfield received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31st, 2017. The Certificate of Achievement is a prestigious national award presented by the GFOA, recognizing conformance with the highest standards for preparation of state and local government financial reports.
This was the twenty-first consecutive year that the City has received the Certificate of Achievement, and the City is one of only thirty municipalities within the State of Wisconsin that receive this award.