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WDMCS Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The West Des Moines Community Schools has received the Association of School Business Officials International’s (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accountability. The award, which is the 29th consecutive the district has received, was awarded for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.

The WDMCS Business Services Department oversees a $154 million budget, working with representatives of the community and staff to ensure our funding supports student learning. The Certificate of Excellence award confirms the district’s commitment to financial accountability and transparency.

“The staff in the business services department works diligently each day to ensure the highest quality standards in the management of taxpayer funds,” said WDMCS Chief Financial Officer Paul Bobek. “We are honored to be recognized for our efforts.”

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