Amarillo gets an independent look at its financial health

The City of Amarillo has been given a clean bill of financial health by an independent auditing firm.

The Amarillo City Commission is reading over a comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year that ended last September.

Despite the impact of the global economic downturn, the audit shows the City of Amarillo to be in good shape.

The audit also reveals the City experienced a record year for new construction.