BPUB Board Congratulates Staff on GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
March 7, 2023
BROWNSVILLE, TX – The Board of Directors of the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) wants to congratulate the BPUB Finance Department on receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the current fiscal period that started on Oct. 1, 2022. This is the 16th consecutive year BPUB receives this prestigious award.
To receive the award, BPUB was required to publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a policy document, as an operations guide, as a financial plan, and as a communications device. The BPUB budget document was rated “proficient” in all four categories.
“We are honored to receive this award from the GFOA,” said Mike Perez, BPUB Chief Financial Officer. “Our staff has worked hard to ensure that our budget document is of the highest quality and meets the needs of our community. This award is a testament to our commitment to transparency and accountability in all of our operations.”
The BPUB budget document is available online at www.brownsville-pub.com, and the board of directors encourages the public to read it to understand more about the utilities and its challenges.