News release

City Awarded Highest Honours Again for Financial Reporting and Budget

Local government | April 26, 2017

The City of Mississauga has once again won two awards from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA):

For the 19th consecutive year, the City has been recognized for its innovative and informative financial report. It also marks the 27th consecutive award for its business plan and budget. The City of Mississauga holds the honour of the longest running municipality in Ontario to achieve this.

“We are committed to excellence in our financial planning and reporting documents, while continuing to achieve high standards in the municipal sector,” said Gary Kent, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer. “Our success and recognition is the result of a collaborative team effort.”

The GFOA awards are given to municipalities who have met the highest standards of government budgeting and financial reporting.

GFDOA Award Presentation with Mayor & Commissioner

GFOA Award for 2015 Financial Report

GFDOA Award Presentation with Mayor & Commissioner

GFOA Award for 2016-2018 Business Plan and 2016 Budget


The GFOA is a non-profit professional association serving 17,500 government finance professionals throughout North America. The purpose of the GFOA is to enhance and promote the professional management of governments for the public benefit. This is achieved by identifying and developing financial policies and best practices and promoting their use through education, training, facilitation of member networking and leadership. For more information on their awards programs visit

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