Hood River County School District Awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting
10/02/2020 (Chicago, Illinois) -- Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Hood River County School District for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.
An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to Saundra Buchanan, Chief Financial Officer, as the individual designated by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR.
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) advances excellence in government finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources and practical research for more than 21,000 members and the communities they serve.
School District Budget Committee Members Needed
The Hood River County School District is looking for committed citizens to join its budget committee. The committee of appointed community members and school board members are tasked with reviewing and approving the District’s budget. Vacancies are in the following regional areas:
Zone 2 - 3-year term through June 2020 (North Central Hood River area)
Zone 3 - 3-year term through June 2020 (Upper Hood River Valley area)
Zone 4 - 3-year term through June 2020 (Odell area)
A map of the District zone boundaries is available online at: http://www.hoodriver.k12.or.us/Page/245
The budget committee, made up of seven citizens and seven school board directors, meets in May to review the proposed budget, take public comment and approve a budget to be reviewed by the school board. Once approved, it's set for final adoption by the school board.
Applications are available online at the district website at: www.hoodriver.k12.or.us
The deadline for applications is 5 p.m., October 31, 2020.
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