For the second year in a row, West Jordan's financial staff has received a Distinguished Budget award, recognizing the staff's financial rec-ord-keeping and reporting.

The West Jordan staff also received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and is one of only three Utah cities to get both awards, given by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, said David Sanderson, director of West Jordan's finance and management services.Information submitted to the professional organization included demographics and population trends, building activity, debt service and property tax statistics.

City Accountant Carol Citron was specifically recognized for her efforts.