Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
The final summary slide of the Preparation of Unit Budgets PowerPoint presentation states that the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is awarded annually to state and local governments.
Look to see if North Carolina or Orange County Government, NC has received the award. Go that jurisdiction’s web site and look at the budget that received the award. Choose a particular aspect of the budget, i.e., the elements included, the way the material is organized, the physical layout of the document, table presentation, the narratives, etc. and then explain in two or three paragraphs why you think this aspect is effective. (Be sure to include the web site address for the budget you chose)
In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:
Include a cover page and references page in 10-12 point font (Arial, Courier, and Times New Roman are acceptable)
Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained
Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful
Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics
Appropriate citation style should be followed.
You should also make sure to:
Include a title page with full name, class name, section number, and date
Include an introductory and concluding paragraph and demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard American English
Use examples to support your discussion
Cite all sources on a separate reference page at the end of your paper and cited within the body of your paper using APA format