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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fort Pierce Utilities Authority Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 21 Years in a Row

 

FORT PIERCE, FLORIDA. May 3, 2017 - Fort Pierce Utilities Authority receives the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the Annual Budget 2016 - 2017 with special recognition for outstanding performance measures presentation.

The award, which FPUA has received for the past 21 years, reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of government budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, FPUA had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. These guidelines are designed to assess how well an entity’s budget serves as:

  • A policy document
  • A financial plan
  • An operations guide
  • A communications device

Budget documents must be rated “proficient” in all four categories, and the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, to receive the award.

 

About FPUA:  Fort Pierce Utilities Authority is a municipal utility whose mission is “to provide our customers with economical, reliable and friendly service in a continuous effort to enhance the quality of life in our community.”  Fort Pierce is one of more than 2,000 communities in the United States served by a community-owned electric utility, and one of very few who also provide water, wastewater, natural gas, and Internet services.  Public utility systems are owned by the people they serve.  All benefits from our locally controlled utility remain right here in the community.  Additional information is available at www.fpua.com.