Montgomery County earned a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The County has received this award 50 times since 1951 and for 48 consecutive years since 1972 – more than any other County in the nation. The Certificate…

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Howard DPW Director, Finance Director to Retire After 75 Years of Collective Public Service As reported by Kevin Kinnally, MaCo Jim and Janet Irvin to retire after 75 years of collective public service. Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jim Irvin and his wife, Finance Director Janet Irvin, this week announced their retirement…

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GFOA would like to congratulate the following jurisdictions for receiving the GFOA’s Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) Award for the first time: Yorba Linda Water District, California; City of San Mateo, California; Baltimore City Elected Officials’ Retirement System, Maryland; Baltimore City Employees’ Retirement System, Maryland; Oakland Community College, Michigan; North Central Regional Transit District, New…

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Montgomery County MD receives recognition by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the Washington Metropolitan Area for Excellence in Government Finance. “The General Accounting Team of Montgomery County Government is honored for their hard work and dedication in automating and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the fiscal year end closing process, which includes…

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GFOA’s Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) Program recognizes individual governments that successfully produce high quality annual reports, which are specifically designed to be easily accessible and understandable to the general public and other interested parties. MDGFOA would like to congratulate Montgomery County, Maryland for achieving the PAFR Award for the first-time

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