Garfield County has again earned a strong financial review from an independent auditor, which found that the county’s financial recording was conducted with the highest standards. McMahan and Associates, LLC, reported that Garfield County had no violations or conflicts associated in its 2020 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – For the tenth-straight year, Garfield County has earned the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR). The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) bestows this honor to governments that accomplish the highest standards in accounting and financial reporting. Garfield County was found to have met the GFOA’s standards, and “demonstrated a constructive spirit of full disclosure” in communicating its financial practices during a 2017 audit. “This award is established by the GFOA to encourage and assist local governments to go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles, to prepare a comprehensive annual