Our readers pointed out to us the other day that the purchasing award the city recently got involved the city paying a fee of either $400 or $600 depending upon whether the city is a member of the organization.
Following up on that thought the city also receives a “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting”.
Maybe the certificate is designed to make us feel better about what the city is telling us.
As it turns out the Government Finance Officers Association is the group awarding the certificate of achievement.
The city uses our tax money to pay for their submission:
Would the city tell us if they failed to get the certificate that they bought?
We deserve better