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Financial Transparency

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The City of Arvada is committed to financial transparency and the sharing of information.  This page was created in an effort to provide additional financial information of interest to our citizens, our businesses, and other parties.

City of Arvada Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is a publication that provides in-depth information about the operations and financial position of the City of Arvada and complies with the City Charter.  The CAFR is prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (USGAAP) and is audited by BKD, LLP a firm of licensed certified public accountants. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City for its CAFR for the year ended December 31, 2014.  The Certificate of Achievement is a national award recognizing conformance with the highest standards for preparation of state and local government financial reports.  This is the 32nd consecutive year that the City has received the Certificate of Achievement award. CAFR documents are also available in hard copy for viewing at the City Clerk's Office located in City Hall or the Finance Department, which is located in the Annex building.

City of Arvada Quarterly Financial Reports

The City publishes Quarterly Financial Updates to provide timely information on the major operating funds within the City. Recent quarterly financial updates are available below.

Year Quarter Interactive PDF Download
2017 3  Launch 2017 Third Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2017 Third Quarter Financial Report
2017 2  Launch 2017 Mid-Year Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2017 Mid-Year Financial Report
2017 1  Launch 2017 First Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2017 First Quarter Financial Report
2016 4  Launch 2016 Year-End Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2016 Year-End Financial Report
2016 3  Launch 2016 Third Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2016 Third Quarter Financial Report
2016 2  Launch 2016 Mid-Year Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2016 Mid-Year Financial Report
2016 1  Launch 2016 First Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2016 First Quarter Financial Report

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