A high priority for CMSA is the responsible and effective management of the Agency's funds. The Agency manages its finances in order to provide daily services as well as plan for the maintenance, improvement and expansion of the sewer collection system and wastewater treatment systems. Listed below is a brief description of the financial documents associated with Agency operations, and their download links.
|Adopted Budget: Each year, the CMSA Board adopts a fiscal year budget (July 1 to June 30) that serves as the Agency's annual financial plan and explains the resource requirements and costs associated with providing safe, effective, and environmentally sound treatment and disposal of wastewater to approximately 120,000 residents, businesses and institutions of central Marin County.
|Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports: Each year, the Agency prepares an Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) which summarizes and explains the Agency’s initiatives, accomplishments and financial activities during each fiscal year. The format and content comply with quality public sector financial reporting guidelines based on the evaluation from the Governmental Financial Officers Association (GFOA).
Included within the CAFR is the Agency's audited financial statements along with an audit report from the Agency's independent auditor. The CAFR is designed to be a comprehensive document that provides the programmatic context for the audited financial statements. The Agency is required to file the audited financial statements with the State Controller’s Office and the County of Marin.
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) with Audited Financial Statements
|Popular Annual Financial Reports: Each year, the Agency prepares a Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) which summarizes and explains the Agency’s initiatives, accomplishments and financial activities during each fiscal year. The format and content comply with quality public sector financial reporting guidelines based on the evaluation from the Governmental Financial Officers Association (GFOA).
The PAFR extracts and condenses key narratives, financial performance and other information from the CAFR to produce a condensed financial report specifically designed to be readily accessible and easily understandable to the general public and other interested parties who do not have a background in public finance. The PAFR utilizes statistical indicators and uses charts and graphs to visualize the presentation for readers preferring alternative methods of obtaining information.
Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)
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