Richmond Heights finance department honored 27 consecutive years


The City of Richmond Heights reported on Tuesday it has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association for the 27th consecutive year.

The recognition was for the city’s report for the financial year ended June 30, 2016. The certificate of achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, the city says.

The city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) met high standards, including a “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate people to read the CAFR, according to the association.

The City of Richmond Heights Finance Department is led by Director Sara J. Fox. She has been with the city 25 years and directed finance for 19.

The City of Richmond Heights Finance Department is led by Finance Director Sara J. Fox (far right). via city of Richmond Heights Facebook


The CAFR can be found on our website at Under the Departments tab, click on Finance Department, then “Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports” on the left side.  It is also included in the Community Update once per year.