Elk River receives budget award

For the fifth consecutive year, the city of Elk River has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

This national award recognizes the highest standards in governmental budgeting and represents a “significant achievement” for the city, according to the association.

At the July 15 Elk River City Council meeting, Mayor John Dietz thanked Elk River Finance Director Tim Simon and his staff for their “outstanding” work.