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Contacts

316-284-6200 Ph.
316-284-6220 Fax


Matt Morford
Director of Business Services

Misty Bartel
Payroll/Benefits/Work Comp

Lynn Beebe
Payroll/Benefits/ACA

Andrea Saenz
Purchasing/
Accounts Payable

Kim Fiessinger
Accounting/
Food Service Accounting

Loujean Hadley
Payroll/KPERS/Benefits

Business Office

Welcome!

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.

Current Bids

Request for Qualifications for Construction Management At-Risk Services

The Board of Education of Unified School District No. 373-Newton seeks statements of qualifications from construction managers and general contractors interested in providing construction management at-risk services for the following project.

Project Description                                         

This proposed bond project has an estimated construction budget of $59.3 Million. The proposed scope of work may include the following elements: 

  • Safety and security upgrades
  • Building operating efficiencies
  • Improvement to each school’s environment for enhanced learning and teaching
  • Improvements to make facilities more accessible

Responses are due by close of business on Wednesday, Sept 27, 2017  

View a copy of the complete RFQ here

District Budget Information 2017-18

USD 373 Administration presented a proposed budget for 2017-18 to the Newton Board of Education on August 7, 2017  The proposed budget was then approved by the board on August 21, 2017. Below is a summary of the budget profile along with a copy of the budget presentation.

2017-18 Budget Presentation Slides

2017-18 Budget at a Glance

2017-18 One-Page Budget Summary

2017-18 Full Budget Document


Additionally, the Kansas Legislature has required that districts post Form 150 from the budget document. Prior to the 2017-18 school year, Form 151 - in correspondence with the block grant (Senate Bill 7) - was used to determine the general fund for school districts.  With the implementation of Senate Bill 19 during the 2017 legislative session, school finance returned to a formula based funding mechanism. Thus, the replacement for Form 151 - Form 150 - was used to indicate the calculations and distributions for school districts. Form 150, along with a document noting the cash balances on hand at the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, are included below.  

USD 373 Form 150 FY18

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
2016-17 Profile/BAG Form 151 One-Page Summary June 30, 2016 UC
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