NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- The City of New Rochelle received a certificate of achievement recently for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
The CAFR award comes from the Government Finance Officers Association for the 2012 fiscal year. This year marks the 22nd consecutive year that New Rochelle has received the award. It is considered the highest form of recognition in the area of government accounting and financial reporting, city officials said.
“We commend our Finance Department for once again receiving such a distinguished honor,” said City Manager Charles B. Strome, III. “This award is a tribute to their professionalism and integrity.”
Finance Commissioner Howard Rattner said “the Certificate of Achievement recognizes the fine work of our entire staff," according to a release.
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving roughly 17,500 government finance professionals, according to the release.