City Receives Prestigious Financial Transparency Award

December 13, 2013

The Texas Comptroller has awarded the City of West University Place with its prestigious  2013 GOLD Leadership Circle Award. This honor is reserved for those cities that set the bar for financial transparency to the public.

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says that the City of West University Place sets the standard for financial transparency by providing citizens with a clear. consistent picture of spending and sharing information in a user-friendly format. Combs said that West U sets a strong example for other governmental entities to follow.

West University City Manager Michael Ross is proud of this award. “It has been our goal to release as much financial information as we legally can to our residents,” said Ross, “And we are happy the State Comptroller has recognized us for this effort.”

“Your listing on our “Texas Transparency” website now displays the GOLD seal to indicate that you have received this award,” said Combs, “Congratulations on your success in moving forward on financial transparency and joining our Leadership Circle.”