The award was given to the district by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the district’s comprehensive annual financial report.
Treasurer Jenni Logan also received an Award of Financial Reporting Achievement – the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. She received it for her role in preparing the financial report.
Logan has been Lakota’s treasurer since Jan. 1, 2011.
The report, judged by an impartial panel, showed the district met high standards and demonstrated a ‘spirit of full disclosure’ in clearly communicating its financial information.
The GFOA is a non-profit professional group serving about 17,500 government finance professionals.