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Dorchester County Earns Highest Rating on FY 2019 Audit

Post Date:01/07/2020 4:12 PM

Independent accounting firm, Greene Finney, LLP issued Dorchester County an unmodified opinion after auditing the County’s FY 2019 financial statements.

An unmodified opinion is the highest rating awarded. The high rating indicates the County’s financial statements are in accordance with all applicable framework of a government organization.

Dorchester County Council Chairman, George Bailey said "Receiving an unmodified opinion is confirmation of Dorchester County’s superb fiscal accountability. I am appreciative of the remarkable job staff does to ensure our county continues to meet the needs of our citizens in a fiscally responsible manner."

Dorchester County Chief Financial Officer, Daniel Prentice added “I extend my appreciation to our Finance staff for their commitment to excellence and best practices in government finance.”

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY 2019 is available for review on the Financial Transparency page, and has been submitted to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for consideration in the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program.