The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) consists of management’s representations concerning the finances of the Department. The annual financial statements, presented in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles, have been audited by licensed certified public accountants.
HCDE has received the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 14-15 fiscal year. HCDE has received this award for the last 13 years. The award is given once a team of reviewers finds that the applicant's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) has met or exceeded the criteria on the certificate of excellence checklist for high quality, transparency, and fiscal integrity.