Mequon is one of three governmental entities in Wisconsin to receive three financial awards from the Governmental Finance Officers Association.

The awards received for fiscal year 2014 include the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, which is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting, according to a news release. For the sixth year, Mequon also received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.

Mequon also received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting, which recognizes conformance with the highest standards for preparation of state and local government popular reports. Fiscal year 2014 is the first year that Mequon prepared a popular annual financial report for the public.

All state county and local governments, as well as school districts, in the United States and Canada are eligible to participate in the annual award programs. All three documents that received awards are available on the city's website at

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