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MySanford Magazine Dec.-Feb. 2017

MySanford Magazine Sept.-Oct. 2016 
   City of Sanford related Articles

Orlando Signature Magazine April 2016  "Discover the New Sanford"

Florida League of Cities Quality Cities Article on Fleet Services Division March 2016 "Transformation Leads to Cost Savings"

Lake Mary Life Magazine City of Sanford Columns - 2016

Jan./Feb. 2016
Sanford It's Hip and Historic

Mar./April 2016 Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Boats -All Roads Lead to Sanford

May/June 2016 Sunrise and Sunset in Sanford

Nov./Dec. 2016 City of Sanford Holiday Column - Things to Do this Holiday Season in Sanford

Lake Mary Life Magazine City of Sanford Columns - 2015 

Jan/Feb. 2015 Sanford: Poised for a Spectacular New Year!

Mar/Apr. 2015 Sanford: A Great Place To Be A Senior

May/June 2015 Sanford's Like a Walk in the Park


Lake Mary Life Magazine City of Sanford Columns - 2014 

Nov./Dec. 2014  "Tis the Season" In Sanford

Sept./Oct. 2014   THIS is Sanford

July/August 2014  Economic Development in Sanford Makes A Lot of Cents

May/June 2014  The Renaissance of Sanford Avenue

March/April 2014  Baseball is a Big Hit in Sanford

January/February 2014   Pathways To History Tour, Explore the Greatness of Sanford









City Spotlight Articles 2015

January - RiverWalk Phase II complete

February -"Fat Free" Sewers  

March - Learn to Read and Monitor Your Water Meter

April - 2015 State of the City

May - LIHEAP?Helps Those In Need With Residential Energy Expenses

June - Habitat for Humanity Makes a Difference in Sanford

August -Economic Development

September - "Movie Classics on Magnolia"

October - Green and Clean "Adopt a Road"














City Spotlight Articles  2014

January Senior Roofing Repair Program

February Sanford Fire Department Dive and Dry Suit Training

March Sanford Fire Dept. Partnership with Seminole High School Gives Hands on Training to Students

April City Spotlight: Community Clean Up offers extra trash pick-up for easy spring cleaning

May FIre Department Special Edition article "What it Means to be a Sanford Firefighter"

June  Sanford Parks offer Residents Fun/Free Way to Enjoy the Outdoors

July City of Sanford Launches Laserfiche WebLink

August IT Division making big improvements under Chris McDeed

September City Staff helps local kids through Mentoring

October City Clerk Prepares for Upcoming Election

November Imagine Sanford Strategic Priorities

December Holiday message from the Mayor


Excellence in Financial Reporting

Awarded to the City of Sanford

Sanford Awarded Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting


The City of Sanford has been awarded the Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association.  The certificate of achievement is the highest form of national recognition in the area of government accounting and financial reporting. To achieve the award, a city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is judged by an impartial panel to meet high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive spirit of full disclosure to clearly communicate the city’s financial results and status for the year. The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is submitted to the Government Finance Officers Association certificate program each year for review upon completion of the annual audit.


The city’s Finance Department was responsible for preparing and submitting the award-winning Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. This award represents the significant accomplishments of the City of Sanford’s Finance Department led by Director of Finance, Cynthia Lindsay, CGFO, CPA.


The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.


The City of Sanford has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report annually since 1989.  The city also received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for Fiscal Year 18 (October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018) from the Government Finance Officers Association.

Link to the City of Sanford Comprehensive Annual Financial Report


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