Finance and Operations

The Department of Finance & Operations is committed to fiscal responsibility and the integrity and transparancy of financal management and reporting; in addition to maintaining state of the art school facilities. The Department's two key success factors of maintaining a "Healthy Financial Position" and providing a "Safe, Caring, Supportive Environment" are our priorities, thereby allowing for the continued excellence in programs and services provided to the students.

Maintining facilities that provide an optimal learning evironment for the students is a priority for District 27. Since 1998 the District has embarked on a series of renovation/addition projects to upgrade the District 27 school facilities; reinvesting fund balance reserve back into the school buildings in order to create and maintain the state of the art facilities that exist today for the students, staff and community.

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We are also committed to long-term strategic planning for all operations, long-term financial planning, and long-term cost containment efforts in order to maintain financial solvency. We have taken this approach in managing the District's financial and facilities operations in order to be both fiscally responsible and reasonable with tax payer dollars.

The Department of Finance & Operations is responsible for all aspects of the following operations:

  • Financial Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Transportation
  • Payroll
  • Benefits
  • Accounts Payable

DEPARTMENT PERFORMANCE REPORT

The Department of Finance & Operations report is submitted on a semi-annual basis to the Office of the Superintendent of Schools. The report is submitted to inform the Superintendent on the progress of strategic goals and objectives for the Department as well as updates on key compliance measures, key performance indicators and key improvement projects.

The Department of Finance & Operations in Review - July 2015

The Department of Finance & Operations in Review - July 2016

The Department of Finance & Operations in Review - January 2017

FINANCIAL RECOGNITIONS

The Department of Finance & Operations continues to be recognized for its financial reporting and management.

The first recognition is the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting given by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). For eight consecutive years the District has achieved this award for its processes, financial controls and results delineated in the District's Fiscal Year 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR).

The second recognition is the Certificate of Excellence Award in Financial Reporting, given by the Association of School Business Officials International to recognize school systems for best practice in financial reporting and commitment to fiscal integrity, transparancy, and best practice in management of public tax dollars. For eight consecutive years the District has achieved this award for the District's Fiscal Year 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR).

These awards are the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Budget

Northbrook School District 27 Final Budet 2016-2017

Northbrook School District 27 Final Budget 2015-2016

Northbrook School District 27 Final Budget 2014-2015

 

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Northbrook School District 27 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report FY2016

Northbrook School District 27 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report FY2015

Northbrook School District 27 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report FY2014

 

ISBE Financial Designation

ISBE Financial Designation - FY2016

ISBE Financial Designation - FY2015

ISBE Financial Designation - FY2014

 

Annual Statement of Affairs

Annual Statement of Affairs - FY2016

Annual Statement of Affairs - FY2015

Annual Statement of Affairs - FY2014

 

Publications

Contracts Awarded Over $25,000 - FY2016

Public Act 097-0357 - FY2016

Public Act 96-0266 - FY2016

Public Act 97-0609 - FY2017

Public Act 96-0434 - FY2017

Public Act 97-0609 - FY2018