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City of Brampton receives Award for 2024 Budget Presentation


BRAMPTON, ON (July 9, 2024) – For the ninth consecutive year, the City of Brampton has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2024 Budget. 

The City of Brampton is proud to participate in the GFOA’s Budget Awards Program and to achieve this recognition. Brampton’s budget needed to satisfy four requirements:
  • ​a policy document,
  • a financial plan,
  • an operations guide, and
  • a communications tool. 
Brampton’s budget was also measured against criteria including clear strategic goals and transparent explanations of funding and accounting practices. 

This award represents a significant achievement for the City of Brampton, reflecting its commitment to meeting the highest principles of transparency in government budgeting.

The 2024 Budget supports the needs of a growing population while making record contributions to reserves and priority investments in infrastructure, transportation, recreational amenities, health care and community safety.

To review the City of Brampton’s 2024 Budget, please visit: www.brampton.ca/budget

About the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
The GFOA established the Distinguished Budget Presentation Awards Program in 1984 to encourage the preparation of budget documents that reflect best practices and to recognize governments that achieve that goal. Governments, including states, cities, counties, special districts, school districts and more have been recognized for transparency in budgeting.

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"We are proud to be recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association, showcasing Brampton's leadership in municipal budgeting. This award underscores our dedication to strategic planning and accountable financial practices, ensuring that our budget not only serves as a policy document and financial plan but also as an operations guide and communication tool. The 2024 Budget reflects the City’s unwavering commitment to meeting the needs of our growing community with substantial investments in infrastructure, transportation, recreation, health care and community safety. " - Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton
​“I want to congratulate the Finance team and everyone involved in putting together the 2024 Budget.  Receiving the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the ninth consecutive year reflects Council and staff commitment to delivering a strong, transparent budget that supports the growth of Brampton and its incredible residents. This award reaffirms staff’s dedication and the City’s commitment to uphold the highest standards of financial stewardship, transparency and accountability in governance.” - ​Marlon Kallideen, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton​​

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