The City of Brookfield received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2016 City Budget document. The budget award is presented to those units of government meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. To receive the award, a government's budget presentation must meet nationally recognized guidelines in the following areas: 

  • A policy document
  • A financial plan
  • An operations guide
  • A communications device
This was the fifteenth consecutive year that the City has received the budget award. The City is one of only seventeen cities and thirty-four units of government in the state of Wisconsin that receive this prestigious award. 

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association that serves over 17,000 government finance professionals.

Financial Reporting

The City of Brookfield received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. The Certificate of Achievement is a prestigious national award presented by the GFOA, recognizing conformance with the highest standards for preparation of state and local government financial reports.

This was the eighteenth consecutive year that the City has received the Certificate of Achievement, and the City is one of only twenty-nine within the State of Wisconsin that receive this award. You can download a complete copy of the City’s most recent financial statements via the following link: