CONYERS, GA—The city of Conyers has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for fiscal year 2020-2021 and the Award for Financial Reporting Achievement (AFRA) by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the fiscal year budget ending June 30. This year marks 29 consecutive years the city has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and 28 consecutive years it has received the AFRA.
The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting. In order to receive the award, a governmental unit must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, as a financial plan, as an operations guide, and as a communications device. Similarly, the AFRA is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting.
“A government cannot operate without a strong financial foundation and the city’s finance department, under the leadership of Chief Financial Officer Isabel Rogers, operates efficiently and effectively as these budget awards attest,” said Mayor Vince Evans. “We are extremely proud of the hard work and preparation from staff and employees that goes into budgeting each year and do not take these awards for granted.”
The city of Conyers Finance and Administration Departments manages the day-to-day financial functions of the city such as budgeting, investments, revenue collection, cash management, debt administration and financial reporting. The department provides timely, practical and appropriate financial information and analysis to city management to promote informed decisions regarding the appropriate use of the city’s financial resources.