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Matt Morford
Director of Business Services

Misty Bartel
Payroll/Benefits/Work Comp

Lynn Beebe

Danette Eis
Accounts Payable

Kim Fiessinger
Food Service Accounting

Loujean Hadley

Business Office


The Business Services office is located at McKinley Administrative Center, and is always a very busy place as we work to take care of all the things that happen on the business side of the district! Our folks manage budget preparation and fiscal oversight, ordering of materials/supplies, billing, accounts payable, approval/management of food service student accounts, payroll, benefits, work comp, KPERS, and many other things! Primary contacts are listed on the left side of this page.

District Budget Information 2016-17

USD 373 Administration presented a proposed budget for 2016-17 to the Newton Board of Education on August 8, 2016  The proposed budget was then approved by the board on August 22, 2016. Below is a summary of the budget profile along with a copy of the budget presentation.

2016-17 Budget Presentation Slides

2016-17 Budget at a Glance

2016-17 One-Page Budget Summary

2016-17 Full Budget Document

Additionally, the Kansas Legislature has required that districts post Form 150 or 151 from the budget document. Prior to the 2015-16 school year, Form 150 - which is a series of formulas and tables utilized by each district to calculate the "Estimated Legal Maximum General Fund Budget" - was used to determine the general fund for school districts.  With the implementation of Senate Bill 7 during the 2015 legislative session, school finance is now distributed via block grants to districts. Thus, the replacement for Form 150 - Form 151 - was used to indicate the calculations and distributions for the block grant. Form 151, along with a document noting the cash balances on hand at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, are included below.  

USD 373 Form 151 FY17

USD 373 Unencumbered Cash Balances


Historical Budget Information

In addition to the current year information included above, the following table houses links for budget documents from previous years.

  Budget at a Glance Form 150/151 One-Page Summary June 30 Unencumbered Cash
2015-16 Profile/BAG Form 151 One-Page Summary June 30, 2015 UC
2014-15 Profile/BAG Form 150 One-Page Summary June 30, 2014 UC
2013-14 Profile/BAG Form 150 N/A June 30, 2013 UC
2012-13 Profile/BAG Form 150 N/A June 30, 2012 UC
2011-12 Profile/BAG Form 150 N/A June 30, 2011 UC


Financial Statements/Audits

State law requires that school districts have an external audit of their finances, financial practices, and compliance with state and federal laws. In the table below are the audited financial statements for the past several years. An audit cannot be conducted until the close of the district's fiscal year on June 30, and is typically completed by the end of the December of that calendar year.


School Year Link to Financial Statement
Year Ending June 30, 2016 Audited Financial Statement FY16
Year Ending June 30, 2015 Audited Financial Statement FY15
Year Ending June 30, 2014 Audited Financial Statement FY14
Year Ending June 30, 2013 Audited Financial Statement FY13
Year Ending June 30, 2012 Audited Financial Statement FY12
Year Ending June 30, 2011 Audited Financial Statement FY11