CRRA Honored for
Financial Reporting Achievement
HARTFORD, Conn. – The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority in recognition of CRRA’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.
Each year, GFOA presents its Certificate of Achievement to governments and governmental agencies whose CAFRs “achieve the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting,” according to GFOA. The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals nationwide.
“Openness and transparency starts with complete, easy to understand financial information, and this award shows that our CAFR is a model for financial reports,” said Thomas D. Kirk, CRRA president. “We congratulate our Finance & Accounting Division for this achievement.”
The CAFR is a compilation of information that presents CRRA’s financial position and includes all disclosures necessary to give the reader a full understanding of CRRA’s financial affairs. The CAFR is available online at http://www.crra.org/pages/pub_rec_cafr.htm.
The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority is a quasi-public agency whose mission is to work for – and in – the best interests of the municipalities of the state of Connecticut. CRRA’s board of directors and management team develop and implement environmentally sound solutions and best practices for solid waste disposal and recycling management on behalf of municipalities. CRRA serves 74 Connecticut cities and towns. CRRA also runs award-winning sustainability education programs through the CRRA Trash Museum in Hartford. For more information about CRRA and its activities, visit http://www.crra.org. Computer users can also discuss CRRA on its blog, http://crra-blog.blogspot.com, and follow CRRA on Twitter @CRRA.