Wellington Earns Top Honors For Budget

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to the Village of Wellington’s Office of Financial Management & Budget for the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget. This award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting.

This year’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is the 21st consecutive year that the village has earned the honor. Wellington gives special recognition to Budget & Reporting Director Christine Wadleigh and Budget Analyst Rubi Cabret for their significant contributions to preparing the budget.

This accolade reflects Wellington’s commitment to meeting the highest principles and best practices in governmental budgeting. In order to receive the award, the village had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentations.

In addition to receiving the award, Wellington’s budget received the Special Performance Measures Recognition by achieving outstanding ratings from all reviewers for presentation of performance measures. This is the second year that the village has received this special recognition.

The GFOA is a nonprofit, professional association serving nearly 18,000 government finance professionals.