In 2016, the City received a “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting” from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (or ”CAFR”) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. This is the ninth consecutive year the City has received this award.

In 2016, the City also received a "Distinguished Budget Presentation Award" from GFOA for its budget for the biennium beginning July 1, 2015, highlighting the City's commitment to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.