Nov. 9, 2016 - Hampton's budget team has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, an international awards program in governmental budgeting. This is the 17th time Hampton has won the award, presented locally Wednesday by City Council.
The award was established in 1984 by the Government Finance Officers Association to encourage exemplary budgeting practices and to provide peer recognition of government finance officers preparing budget documents. The award for distinguished budget presentation is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a governmental entity, its budgeting staff and its management.