Lee’s Summit’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
This is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting and Lee’s Summit has received this significant recognition for 25 years. In order to receive the budget award, the City had to satisfy nationally accepted guidelines for effective budget presentation. They are designed to assess how well a budget serves as a:
• policy document
• financial plan
• operations guide
• communications device
To view or download a copy of the City’s 2013 budget, visit the city website: www.cityofls.net. GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving more than 17,500 government finance professionals throughout North America.