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Nov 2018 | High Priorities for 2019

SECURING A DISTINCTION IN MUNICIPAL BUDGETING FOR YOUR COMMUNITY: A HOW-TO GUIDE FROM RED DEER COUNTY
HEATHER SURKAN & TORINA PRICE, RED DEER COUNTY

The International Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) established the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Program in 1984 to encourage and assist state and local governments in preparing budget documents of the very highest quality - budgets that reflect both the guidelines established by the National Advisory Council on State and Local Budgeting and the GFOA’s best practices on budgeting. The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award recognizes individual governments that succeed in achieving that goal. Red Deer County has been awarded the GFOA Distinguished Budget Award for three consecutive years. Administration is currently working on the presentation for the fourth. Neither Council nor senior administration had been asking for better budget documents, so why did we decide to do it at all?

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