San Ramon Valley Fire Receives
Award for Excellence in Government Accounting
SAN RAMON, CA - For the thirteenth consecutive year the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District has received the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was awarded to San Ramon Valley Fire by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
"We are pleased to once again receive this award," said Ken Campo, Interim Chief Financial Officer for the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District. "This award reflects the District's commitment to transparency and strong fiscal management."
This award was received based on San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Each CAFR is reviewed by an impartial panel of accounting professionals and judged based on generally accepted accounting principles.
In a media release, the Government Finance Officer Association stated "The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's CAFR meets the highest standards of the program and demonstrates a constructive 'spirit of full disclosure' to clearly communicate its financial story."
To view a copy of this award winning comprehensive annual financial report visit www.firedepartment.org/docs or to learn more about this prestigious award visit the Government Finance Officers Association website at http://www.gfoa.org/.
The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is an internationally-accredited special district that provides all-risk fire, rescue and emergency medical services to the communities of Alamo, Blackhawk, the Town of Danville, Diablo, the City of San Ramon, the southern area of Morgan Territory and the Tassajara Valley, in Northern California (Contra Costa County). The District's service area encompasses approximately 155 square miles and serves a population of 170,000.