Awards

Budget Award
The City of Hesperia prides itself on making information available to the citizens, business owners and visitors. The City of Hesperia Finance Division has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award and a Certificate Of Recognition for Budget Preparation for its annual budget for the Fiscal Year 2014-15.

In order to receive this award, a governmental unit must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, as an operations guide, as a financial plan, and as a communication device. The award and the certificate, presented by the Government Finance Officers Association, is awarded as the highest award in governmental budgeting.

CAFR Award
The City of Hesperia prides itself on making information available to the citizens, business owners and visitors. For the twelfth consecutive year, the City of Hesperia Finance Division has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Report for the 2013-2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

The certificate, presented by the Government Finance Officers Association, is awarded as the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

What is the CAFR?

In brief, the CAFR shows the City's actual revenues and expenses for the completed fiscal year. Think of it like the City balancing its checkbook.