The City of O’Fallon, Missouri’s Finance Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The award was presented by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

“This award is another example of the City of O’Fallon’s mission of making City government operations transparent and open,” said Tom Drabelle, O’Fallon’s Director of Communications and Public Relations. “In judging O’Fallon’s CAFR, the GFOA commended the City for demonstrating a constructive spirit of disclosure in reporting O’Fallon’s financial story.”

The City’s annual CAFRs for 2007-2011 are posted on O’Fallon’s website, www.ofallon.mo.us/finance.