Business Services oversees all revenue, expenditures, investments, insurance, maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the overall management of the district's $110 million budget. The department collects and reports student attendance and demographic information to the State of Minnesota to procure revenue.
Business Services includes:
Purchasing Procures equipment, supplies and services for employees, schools and sites. Staff are responsible for district mail services, storeroom deliveries, print shop , Child Nutrition deliveries, and central receiving services on a daily basis to all sites.
Budget and Finance Performs all accounting related functions for the district such as payroll, accounts payable and receivables, budgeting, and grant accounting.
Facilities Management Responsible for the maintenance of schools and district buildings throughout the city, representing over 2.5 million square feet of space.
Transportation Center Manages and coordinates bus service for between 8000 to 9000 students every year, and is mandated by law to provide service to non-public schools including charter, parochial and private schools.
Child Nutrition Manages and coordinates lunch programs for approximately 6000 students per day and breakfast for about 1500.