Greenville ISD Wins Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
For the 3rd consecutive year the Government Finance Officer Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Greenville Independent School District its Distinguished Budget presentation Award for excellence in budget presentation. In order to receive the budget award, the district has to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation.
To earn this award, the school district submitted its 2013–2014 budget for a rigorous review based on stringent criteria. The award represents a significant achievement by the district. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.
Greenville ISD Wins International Award for Budget Excellence
For the 4th consecutive year the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awarded the Greenville Independent School District its Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for excellence in budget presentation. The award is conferred only to school districts that have met or exceeded the Meritorious Budget Award criteria.
To earn this award, the school district submitted its 2013–2014 budget for a rigorous review based on stringent criteria. Developed by ASBO for school districts, the MBA criteria guide school business officials toward a quality school budget presentation by enhancing the school business officials’ skills in developing, analyzing, and presenting a school system budget.
Announcing the First Leadership Circle Platinum Awards
The Texas Comptroller announced as of March 20, 2014, that Greenville ISD is among the initial 36 school districts, cities and other local government entities around the state to have earned the Platinum Leadership Circle award for financial transparency. This is the first time this extended level of recognition for clarity and openness of finances has been available. Greenville ISD is one of 12 school districts in the state earning the distinction. GISD has previously earned the Gold Leadership Circle award when it was the top available designation.
The new Platinum award recognizes local governments that have exceeded the requirements for the previous highest level of disclosure, the Gold Award. It includes posting of budgets, financial reports and check registers online. The Platinum Award spotlights entities meeting the Gold standard that also:
- Post detailed summary information on their websites about current bonded debt and repayment;
- Link to the Comptroller's governmental transparency website; and
- Pledge to post information online about proposed bond packages and existing debt. Local officials must provide the Comptroller's office with a link to this information no later than one business day after notice of bond elections has been made public.
GISD Official Budget Information
The Greenville ISD operates on a fiscal year beginning September 1 and ending
August 31. Budget planning is an integral part of overall program planning so that
the budget may effectively express and implement all programs and activities of
Budget Reductions & Revenue Enhancements
Audited Financial Statements
GISD Debt Information
Link to Comptroller's website: TexasTransparency.org. This website is a one-stop source to collect all available information on local government finances in our state, including the existing and proposed debt of cities, counties, school and hospital districts and hundreds of special-purpose districts throughout Texas.
Budget Guidelines Handbook
Instructions for Public Information requests can be found here.
To link to the Greenville ISD check registers, click here