(El Centro awarded certificate for the 14th consecutive year)....It was awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to the City of El Centro for its comprehensive annual financial report, or CAFR, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020. The CAFR 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 t5he CAFR. El Centro Mayor Tomas Oliva said he and the rest of the City Council were more than proud of their Finance Department for earning the award. He said the award reaffirms that the City has ethically and transparently accounted for the use of taxpayer dollars in the budgeting process. Oliva went on to thank city staff for their hard work and dedication to the residents of El Centro.