Battle Ground receives award for financial reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Battle Ground by the Government Finance Officers Association. The award recognizes the city for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 2010 and is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. This is the eleventh consecutive year that Battle Ground has been recognized with the award. City Manager John Williams presented the award to Finance & Information Director Catherine Huber Nickerson at the March 19 city council meeting, and thanked Nickerson and her staff for their work. The 2010 CAFR is available at or by contacting the Finance Department at 360-342-5002.