The Government Finance Officers Association(GFOA) of the United States and Canada awarded Fort Bend County with the “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” for its budget. The award represents a significant achievement and reflects commitment to meeting the highest principles of government and budgeting.
In order to receive the Budget Award, Fort Bend County had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation that includes a policy document, financial plan, operations guide and communications device. Budget documents must read “proficient” in all four categories and the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories to receive the award. Pamela Gubbels, Director of Finance & Investments, accepted the award on behalf of Fort Bend County.