While there is no legal requirement for the preparation of this report, it represents a commitment by the City of Maumee to conform to nationally recognized standards of excellence in financial reporting. Responsibility for both the accuracy of the presented data and the completeness and fairness of the presentation, including all disclosures, rests with the City. To the best of our knowledge and belief, the enclosed data, as presented, is accurate in all material respects; is presented in a manner designed to fairly set forth the financial position and results of operations of the City; and includes all disclosures necessary to enable the reader to gain an understanding of the City's financial activity.
This Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is designed to assist and guide the reader in understanding its contents. The report is comprised of the following three major sections:
1. The Introductory Section includes a letter of transmittal which presents the City's organization, operational structure and accomplishments; an organizational chart; and a list of elected officials.
2. The Financial Section contains the City's general purpose financial statements and explanatory notes thereto; the combining and individual fund and account group financial statements and schedules; and the Report of the Independent Auditors.
3. The Statistical Section presents social, economic and historical data in a multi-year format which can be used to identify financial trends and data relative to the fiscal capacity of the City.