For 23th year, Elk River gets financial award

For the 23rd consecutive year, the City of Elk River has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The national award recognizes performance with the highest standards for preparation of state and local government financial reports.

The Elk River City Council accepted the award Monday, Dec. 17, and commended Finance Director Tim Simon and his staff for their work.

“Tim is an outstanding finance director,” Mayor John Dietz said. “… He and his department are a big reason why we’re in a good place.”