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Business and Finance

Marquardt School District 15's Department of Business and Finance is responsible for managing the District's budget and investments. The District's budget is used for teacher and employee salaries, services for students, school and facility maintenance, busing, and much more. In addition to the day-to-day financial operations of the district, the Department of Business and Finance uses bond funds for the construction of new schools and support facilities—as well as the renovation and updating of existing schools—to keep up with the District's growth.  The Department practices fiscal responsibility and sound financial management in order to provide the financial resources for our students to be successful. The Finance Office has received the Excellence in Financial Reporting award yearly for over 30 years.


THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS & FINANCE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Financial planning and budgeting

  • Fiscal accounting and financial reporting

  • Purchasing

  • Cash management and investing

  • Levying of property tax

  • Payroll services

  • State and federal claims

  • Insurance and risk management

  • Buildings and grounds

  • Food services

  • Transportation

*Marquardt School District 15 has on file a negotiated agreement between the Marquardt School District 15 Board of Education and the Marquardt Education Association. The contract's effective dates are 2022-2026.

District Budget Documents and Reports

Our Staff

 

Professional photo of Dr. Mike Zelek outside

Dr. Michael Zelek ✉️

Chief Financial Officer and School Treasurer

 

KRISTI BALINSKI - BUSINESS AND FISCAL COORDINATOR

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Contact: (630) 469-7615 

 

ROBIN BELCHER PAYROLL/ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

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Contact: (630) 469-7615