Pierce County News Release
Pierce County Budget and Finance recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association in Chicago for the 2011 budget.
“The award represents a significant achievement by Pierce County,” said Stephen J. Gauthier, GFOA spokesman. “It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of government budgeting.”
“This year, we did not receive a single ‘does not satisfy’ rating on any of the 27 criteria evaluated,” Budget Manager Aaron BeMiller said. “Our small staff produces exceptional work that amazes me each day,” he added.
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,600 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Washington, D.C.