Clear Creek ISD Earns Meritorious Budget Award

By: Eva De Cardenas
| Published 03/03/2022

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LEAGUE CITY, TX -- The Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International has awarded the Clear Creek Independent School District its Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation during the 2021-2022 budget year. This is the 16th consecutive year CCISD has earned the prestigious award.

District Recognized for Sound Fiscal Management for 16th Consecutive Year

The award recognizes Districts for creating budgets which successfully speak to the community and at their core are easy to read, accurate, detailed, able to clearly communicate district goals and objectives and build credibility and trust within the community.

“It is vital for our community to know that their school district values financial accountability and transparency when it comes to their tax dollars,” said CCISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Eric Williams. “We do not take this responsibility lightly. Consistently winning the Meritorious Budget Award is a clear affirmation of this important value and practice in CCISD.”

The ASBO Review Team congratulated the District on its submission to the Meritorious Budget Award program and commended staff members who work diligently to develop, analyze and present the school system’s budget.

“This award reflects your District’s commitment to sound fiscal management and budgetary policies,” said David J. Lewis, Executive Director of ASBO International.

The comments received this year include:

· The District provides an excellent Executive Summary.

· The District has done an excellent job of setting forth the financial policies that govern the development of the budget.

· The budget provides information on the impact of the budget on local taxpayers.

· The document is user-friendly for the average taxpayer with abundant data to meet varied readers’ needs.

CCISD Deputy Superintendent of Business and Support Services Paul McLarty said, “In CCISD, we are committed to upholding nationally-recognized budget preparation and presentation standards. I proudly congratulate the Financial Services Team for their dedication to this commitment year after year, and for this well-deserved recognition.”

The community is invited to view a high-level summary or a deep analysis and detail of the Clear Creek ISD budget at www.ccisd.net/finance.