The responsibility of the Finance Department is to efficiently manage and account for the city's financial resources through financial reporting services, operational and capital budgeting support, debt, investment, and risk management.
The City of Hewitt has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for 19 years of excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The award is given to local governments that go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles to prepare comprehensive annual financial reports that evidence the spirit of transparency and full disclosure.
The City of Hewitt, Texas, has received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 20th year. The award signifies the governing body's high level of commitment to providing the highest principles of governmental budgeting. An entity has to have satisfied nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation to receive the award.