Finance Department

Bothell's Credit Rating Reaffirmed​

On Thursday, April 28, 2016 Moody's Local Government Issuer Comment Report for the City of Bothell was published on  The report notes Bothell’s “very strong” credit position, and reaffirms the City’s Aa2 rating which reflects a positive socioeconomic profile with an ample tax base, and a small debt burden along with a moderate pension liability. The report also incorporates a favorable financial position and says that management’s ability to generate balanced financial operations is a component of prudent financial management.
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Moody's Credit Rating Report

Moody's Credit Rating