Agency Receives Award for 21st Consecutive Year

Inland Empire, CA – For the 21st consecutive year, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) has been awarded the distinguished Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting award by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2017/2018.

This award represents the highest form of recognition in government accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment represents IEUA’s commitment to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting, financial accountability and transparency.

“This award highlights the Agency staff’s continued commitment to producing financial reports that display transparency with a comprehensive understanding of the Agency’s financial process,” stated IEUA Board President Paul Hofer. “This award recognition is due to the hard work and dedication of our Finance and Accounting team and all of the staff members who contributed to preparing the document. We are proud of the Agency’s 21-year award milestone and continued dedication to excellence.”

The CAFR is judged by an impartial panel to determine if it meets the high standards of financial reporting, including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of disclosure.”

Andrea Carruthers, Manager of External Affairs
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Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of over 20,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top quality publications, training programs, services, and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D.C.

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency covers 242-square miles, distributes imported water, provides industrial/municipal wastewater collection and treatment services, and other related utility services to more than 875,000 people through its member agencies which include Chino, Chino Hills, Cucamonga Valley Water District, Fontana, Fontana Water Company, Montclair, Monte Vista Water District, Ontario, and Upland.