Friday, April 12, 2024

City Receives Distinguished Budget Award

GFOA distinguished budget awardFor the seventh year in a row, the City of Southlake has been recognized for budgeting excellence.  This year the City received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the FY 2015 budget document.

Award comments included “Long term planning is evident.” and “Excellent strategic alignment of goals and performance measures.”

GFOA was founded in 1906 and has nearly 18,000 members.  The members are made of up federal, state and local finance officials. According to the GFOA’s website, its mission “is to enhance and promote the professional management of governmental financial resources by identifying, developing, and advancing fiscal strategies, policies, and practices for the public benefit.”

City Manager Shana Yelverton made the announcement at the April 21, 2015 City Council meeting.  The City Manager’s comments start about 5:00 in.  For more information about the FY 2015 budget please visit