Inaugural Annual Report highlights County vision in action Strong financial performance drives possibilities for Northumberland

Cobourg, ON – July 17, 2014 – Northumberland County has released its first-ever Annual Report. The document details strong financial performance for the year 2013, as the County pursues its vision of ‘bringing together people, partnerships and possibil-ities for a strong and vibrant Northumberland County’.

"This report is an important resource to share with our residents about the services the County provides, and the results being delivered," indicated Warden Linda Thompson. "It confirms the financial health of the organization. As the County addresses priority areas outlined in the 2011-2014 Strategic Plan, this is another means of promoting accountability in the use of public funds."

"Creating this report is an important step forward in fulfilling our mission to be a best practices leader in County government," stated Chief Administrative Officer Elizabeth Savill. "By providing an overview of key accomplishments in the context of financial results for 2013, this report truly drives transparency. I would like to recognize County staff members for their efforts in producing this report, and for consistently delivering vital services and innovative programs that meet the needs of Northumberland residents."

The 2013 Financial Report is available on the County website at www.northumberlandcounty.ca/2013annualreport.

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