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Manager's Minute

The purpose of this blog is to inform the public of issues in Acton that don’t always surface in the news media, but are important to the Town and its residents. I hope that you enjoy this and more importantly, find it useful. Sign-up to be notified of updates.

Jun 13

Town Receives Municipal Vulnerability Grant

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 9:56 AM by Steven Ledoux

The Town of Acton has been awarded a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program grant in the amount of $19,000 to complete a community resiliency planning process that will examine the Town's vulnerability and strengths and identify priority actions to build resilience as the climate changes.

Jun 13

Acton Receives Government FInance Officer Association Award

Posted on June 13, 2017 at 9:46 AM by Steven Ledoux

GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION

NEWS RELEASE

 

 

 

(Chicago. Illinois)--The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Town of Acton by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the individual or department designated by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR.

The CAFR ias been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program. which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure’ to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

The Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs at nearly 9 000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top quality publications, training programs, services, and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management.

The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D.C.

203 NORTH LASALLE STREET, SUITE 2700, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60601-1210

 

 

 

 

 


Jun 02

American Flag Retirement Ceremony

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 11:14 AM by Steven Ledoux

American Flag Retirement Ceremony

Wednesday, June 14th at 7pm, Wood Lawn Cemetery

Please join us on Flag Day for a flag retirement ceremony to properly dispose of worn out or unserviceable flags. If you have flags to dispose of but are unable to attend the ceremony, contact James MacRae, Acton Veterans’ Service Officer, at 978-929-6614 or vso@acton-ma.gov.