County of Santa Cruz
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
701 OCEAN STREET, SUITE 520, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060-4073
(831) 454-2100 FAX: (831) 454-3420 TDD: (831) 454-2123
SUSAN MAURIELLO, J.D., COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
Date: August 30, 2005
Contact: Dinah Phillips
Public Information Officer
Auditor-Controller Receives Awards
The Santa Cruz County Auditor-Controller has been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association's Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the County's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The County's annual financial report was judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, including demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to communicate the County's financial story. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its managers.
Gary Knutson, the County
Auditor-Controller, accepted the award on behalf of his office, acknowledging
the fine work of his staff in conforming to the high standards set by the
Controller's Office and the Government Finance Officers Association.
For more information, contact Mr. Knutson at 454-2500.