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By Martine Wolfe-Miller, Communications Manager
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (February 7, 2019) – The Government Finance Officers Association recently awarded the Town of Mount Pleasant the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget for the fiscal year 2019. This is the seventh consecutive year that Mount Pleasant has received the nation's highest honors in budgeting.
“I would like to thank Chief Financial Officer Marcy Cotov and her team for ensuring that our budget stays compliant and meets and surpasses the highest standards in our financial practices year after year," said Mount Pleasant Town Administrator Eric DeMoura.
This award represents a significant achievement by the Town. It reflects the commitment of Town Council and staff on meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.
Award Criteria The award represents a significant achievement. It recognizes governments that have pioneered efforts to improve the quality of budgeting, and that provide an excellent example for other governments throughout North America.
To receive the award, governments must satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for an effective budget presentation, a policy document, a financial plan, an operations guide and a communications device.