January 20, 2021
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On January 12, 2021, the Town Council acquired a presentation on the City’s Thorough Annual Money Report (CAFR) for the fiscal yr finished June 30, 2020. The presentation highlighted how the City of Glendora efficiently navigated the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 and finished the year fiscally potent, by chopping back on a lot of fees with out lessening products and services to the Neighborhood. Quite a few imaginative solutions were being executed throughout the pandemic which includes business enterprise guidance financial loans, rental help grants, parklets for area places to eat, waiving of late expenses, establishing a digital City Hall, and employing sizeable homeless mitigation efforts.
Ending fiscally robust began with the good information of the September 2019 issuance of Pension Obligation Bonds resulting in yearly personal savings of above $1 million ($31 million in excess of 25 several years). In addition, Measure E obtained its objective by delivering revenues that managed present providers amounts, and offering the revenues required to reserve about $2.6 million for long run capital tasks (e.g. roadways, sidewalks, engineering, facility improvements). Due to reduced expenses, CARES Act funding, and revenues carrying out greater than anticipated, the Metropolis was also equipped to maintain 45% Emergency Reserves in the Standard Fund and established apart $1.6 million for the pension stabilization fund. The endeavours of the neighborhood to pass Evaluate E have been essential in protecting service levels. And the issuance of the Pension Obligation Bonds was a strategic move in mitigating pension fees for yrs to come.
“The Town of Glendora proceeds reveal fantastic stewardship of its economic resources and is adhering to as a result of on its guarantees to the group. We are proud to acquire these reporting awards and will continue to keep our transparent and progressive economic interaction with residents of Glendora,” mentioned Mayor Michael Allawos.
The City of Glendora’s Finance Division has gained the Certificate of Accomplishment for Excellence in Fiscal Reporting from the Govt Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for the City’s Detailed Yearly Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Calendar year 2018-19. The Certification of Achievement is the highest sort of recognition in the place of governmental accounting and monetary reporting.
“Finishing the economical audit with a thoroughly clean opinion from the auditors and obtaining the awards from GFOA are a reflection of the high-quality and determination of the Finance staff,” stated Administrative Services Director/City Treasurer, June Overholt.
The Town has received this Accomplishment for 19 a long time, symbolizing a significant accomplishment by a governing administration and its Finance functionality. In addition, the Metropolis of Glendora received its very first award from GFOA for the first ever Popular Annual Economical Report (PAFR) for Fiscal Year 2018-19. The PAFR report is intended to summarize vital data from the CAFR in a a lot more very easily readable structure. Both of those the CAFR and PAFR for Fiscal Calendar year 2019-20 have been submitted to GFOA for award.
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