The Municipalidad de Heredia reports that it has been ranked No. 1 on an index of management put out by the Contraloría General de la República. The rating is based on an evaluation using 61 indicators, said the municipality in a release.
The municipality got high marks for keeping the public informed, collecting trash and financial controls, it said.
The municipalities in the country are divided into four groups depending on their size and other factors. Heredia is in the top group along with political subdivisions such as San José, Escazú and Belén, it said.