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Financial Transparency

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.

CARES Act Transparency

Learn more about how the City has distributed funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

City of Arvada Annual Comprehensive Financial Report 

The Annual Comprehensive Financial Report  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 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 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 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ended December 31, 2019.  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 37th consecutive year that the City has received the Certificate of Achievement award. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 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
2022 1  Launch 2022 First Quarter Financial Report Issuu  Download 2022 First Quarter Financial Report
2021 4  Download 2021 Fourth Quarter Financial Report
2021 3  Launch 2021 Third Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2021 Third Quarter Financial Report
2021 2  Launch 2021 Mid-Year Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2021 Mid-Year Financial Report
2021 1  Launch 2021 First Quarter Financial Report Issuu  Download 2021 First Quarter Financial Report
2020 4  Launch 2020 Fourth Quarter Financial Report Issuu  Download 2020 Fourth Quarter Financial Report
2020 3  Launch 2020 Third Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2020 Third Quarter Financial Report
2020 2  Launch 2020 Mid-Year Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2020 Mid-Year Quarter Financial Report
2020 1  Launch 2020 First Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2020 First Quarter Financial Report
2019 4  Launch 2019 Fourth Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2019 Fourth Quarter Financial Report 
2018 4  Launch 2018 Fourth Quarter Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2018 Fourth Quarter Financial Report
2017 4  Launch 2017 Year-End Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2017 Year-End Financial Report
2016 4  Launch 2016 Year-End Financial Report in Issuu  Download 2016 Year-End Financial Report

City of Arvada Revenue Manual