Accomplishments

Finance Director

Jim York
jyork@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-2086

400 Main St., Room 685
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Awards:


The City of Knoxville has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting every year since 1986 and the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award every year since 1989.


Bond Rating Changes:

In 2008 Moody's Investors Services upgraded the City from Aa to Aa1. This rating was affirmed in 2010 and reaffirmed in 2012. During the same period Standard and Poor's upgraded the City from AA to AA+. The rating was reaffirmed in 2012.

Fitch/ICBA awarded the City its highest rating of AAA in 2007 and has reaffirmed that rating several times, the last being in 2012.


Press Releases:

City Recognized for Financial Reporting for 32nd Year in a Row 06/07/2018

3 Bond Rating Services Reaffirm City's Best-Ever Credit Ratings 06/07/2018

City Continues String of Awards for Transparent Financial Reporting 07/24/2017

City's Finance Department Receives National Recognition 04/06/2016

City's Finance Department Receives National Recognition 08/07/2015

City's Finance Department Receives National Recognition 07/29/2014

Knoxville Wins Award for Budget Presentation 01/10/2014

City Finance Department Recognized 10/21/2013

City Finance Department Recognized 12/12/2012

City Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 11/01/2011

City Receives Award for Financial Reporting 08/27/2010


City Wins Award for Its Financial Report 08/11/2008

City Receives Award for 2007-2008 Budget 11/13/2007

City Receives Award for 2006-2007 Budget 12/18/2006