St. Pete wins top award for financial reporting
November 20, 2019 - The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awarded the city of St. Petersburg a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting. It's the highest form of recognition in the area of government accounting and financial reporting, a news release said. The city received the award for its comprehensive annual financial report. An impartial panel determined the report meets the high standards for the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and to motive potential users and user groups to read the report.