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Government Finance Officers Association
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact:
Michele Mark Levirne Director/TSC
Phone: (312) 977-9700
Fax: (312) 977-4806
(Chicago, Illinois) - The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
has been awarded to Algonquin Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for it
comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of
governmental accounting and financial re porting, and its attainment represents
a significant accomplishment by a government and its management
An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the
individual(s) or department designated by the government as primarily responsible
for preparing the award-winning CAFR. The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel
to meet the high standard s of the program, which includes
demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure'' to clearly communicate
its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.
Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the need of nearly 19,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top quality publications, training programs, services. and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D.C.
203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois 60601 1 2 10
312.977.9700 fax: 312.977.4806
February 15, 2018
Board of Trustees Board of Trustees
Algonquin Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District
1020 West Algonquin Road
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Dear Board of Trustees:
We are pleased to notify you that your comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended 2017 qualifies for GFOA's Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
When a Certificate of Achievement is awarded to a government, an Award of Financial Reporting Achievement (AFRA) is also presented to the individual(s) or department designated by the government as primarily responsible for its having earned the Certificate. This award has been sent to the submitter as designated on the application.
We hope that you will arrange for a formal presentation of the Certificate and Award of Financial Reporting Achievement, and that appropriate publicity will be given to this notable achievement. A sample news release is enclosed to assist with this effort.
We hope that your example will encourage other government officials in their efforts to achieve and maintain an appropriate standard of excellence in financial reporting.
Michele Mark Levine
Director, Technical Services Center