What We Do
The Business Office is responsible for all financial management, compliance with State reporting requirements, manage all grants received by district, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, health insurance and benefits, oversee cafeteria and transportation departments, accounting tasks (including preparation for the annual independent audit as well as internal audits), and purchasing. Additionally, the Department prepares the annual budget for review by the Board of Education, and presents monthly financial reports at the Board's public meetings.
The range of purchasing supervised by the Business office includes textbooks, furniture, office supplies, schoolbuses, buildings and grounds equipment and electronic equipment for classrooms and offices. Competitive bidding procedures are followed for any commodity purchases in excess of $10,000. Requests for bids are published in The Journal News.