Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0467    Version: 1 Name: FM - ACFR
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/12/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action: 5/3/2022
Title: Recommendation to receive and file the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and Separately Issued Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2021. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Financial Management
Attachments: 1. 050322-C-7sr&att.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to receive and file the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and Separately Issued Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2021. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

The Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), prepared by the Financial Management Department, contains audited financial information on all City of Long Beach (City) funds for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2021 (FY 21) in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. In accordance with Section 302(e) of the City Charter, the ACFR is submitted annually to the City Council. It is important to note that the ACFR is designed to report historical financial information only and is not designed to report financial projections or budgetary priorities.

We are pleased to report that the Independent Auditor’s Report concluded that the City’s financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the City and its related cash flow and budgetary information. The audit was conducted by KPMG, LLP, a certified public accounting firm, under contract with the City Auditor.

The ACFR provides Basic Financial Statements that combine all City assets and liabilities in one consolidated statement. The City’s total net position, as shown on page 25 of the ACFR, was $5.8 billion as of September 30, 2021. Of this amount, $272 million was recorded in governmental activities and $5.5 billion was recorded in enterprise funds such as the Harbor Fund, Water Utility Fund, and Tidelands Operating Fund. Total net position increased by $431.9 million from FY 20.

Separately Issued Financial Reports and Statements

In addition to the ACFR, certain City funds are also required to submit audited annual financial statements separately, including the Harbor and Water Departments. These separate reports are attached and are issued annually to meet distinct legal and financial requirements. Also provided is t...

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