Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is a thorough and detailed presentation of the city's financial condition. It reports on the city's activities and balances for each fiscal year in accordance with the requirements set forth by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). The report is prepared by staff in the Administration Department in cooperation with external auditors.

What's in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report?

The report is presented in three sections:

  1. Introductory section includes transmittal letter, principal city officials, organizational structure and certificate of achievement.
  2. Financial section includes the independent auditor's report and contains management's discussion and analysis, government-wide financial statements, fund financial statements, notes to the financial statements, required supplementary information, combining financial statements, and schedules.
  3. Statistical section includes additional financial, economic, and demographic information.

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The report is presented to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), which conducts an annual review of applicant local government reports and upon review awards their Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to those local governments that are in compliance with their standards of preparation.

The City of Brentwood received its first Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ended December 31, 1999.

2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2007 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)
2006 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (PDF)