Finance Department Receives Award

Posted by Jill Lind on Jun 14, 2018

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is pleased to announce that the Town of Trophy Club, Texas, has received it's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its FY 2018 Budget Presentation.

The award represents a significant achievement by the Town and reflects the commitment of the Town and it’s staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award; the Trophy Club Finance Department had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation. These guidelines are designed to assess how well an entity's budget serves as:

  • a policy document
  • a financial plan
  • an operations guide
  • a communications device

Budget documents must be rated "proficient" in all four categories, and in the fourteen mandatory criteria within those categories, to receive the award.

When a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is granted to a town/city, a Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation is also presented to the individual(s) or department designated as being primarily responsible for having achieved the award. This award has been presented to Department of Finance.

There are over 1,600 participants in the Budget Awards Program. The most recent Budget Award recipients, along with their corresponding budget documents, are posted quarterly on GFOA's website. Award recipients have pioneered efforts to improve the quality of budgeting and provide an excellent example for other governments throughout North America.

About GFOA

The Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of more than 19,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top-quality publications, training programs, services, and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington D.C.

Trophy Club Finance Team

The Town of Trophy Club Finance Department has a staff with over 60 years of collective Finance/Accounting experience, 39 of which is in Government Finance.  This team is dedicated, hard-working, fiscally conservative and strives to ensure that the Town is meeting all government fiscal requirements possible.  


More Information

For more information about the Trophy Club Finance Department, please contact Amber Karkauskas at

For information about GFOA, please contact their website at