Business & Finance

LEON SMAGGE ADMINISTRATION CENTER
777 East Algonquin Road, Des Plaines IL 60016

The Business and Finance Office is responsible for financial, business, and day-to-day operations. The office oversees financial planning, budgeting, purchasing, facilities, fiscal accounting, financial reporting, grants, insurance, transportation, food services, warehousing, and accounts payable.

The District maintains guidelines to protect its fund balances. Financial planning is designed around the coordinated use of fund balances and cost containment.

MARK BERTOLOZZI – Assistant Superintendent of Business Services

Questions may be directed to Lynn Hofmiester, Manager Business Services, via email hofmiester@d62.org.

The Board of Education adopted policy includes
Financial Planning, Fund Balance Guidelines, and List and Responsibilites

Standard & Poor's Ratings
AA+ long-term rating to Cook County Community Consolidated School District No. 62 (Des Plaines), Ill.

For assistance please contact Susan Artarian (847) 824-1136

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

The accounts payable function facilitates vendor payments. Checks are issued monthly following approval at the Board of Education meeting, which typically falls on the third Monday of each month. Checks are mailed the following business day.

Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. A person who is required to file an information return with the IRS, must obtain your correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) to report.

The Internal Revenue Service issues optional standard mileage rates to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) is 54.5 cents for every mile.

Use this form to summarize all trip expenses; forward the completed form to your supervisor/department for review and approval. This form must be completed in such a manner that it is clear to administrators and auditors where, when, and how the money was spent. If you have questions, please call the Business Office.

Questions regarding accounts payable can be directed to Lorenda Szyka, Accounts Payable Specialist, (847) 824-1607.

BUDGETARY & FINANCIAL REPORTS

Status of Business Ownership
As of January 10, 2008, and in order to comply with Illinois Senate Bill 783, District 62 Board of Education reports contracts on the district’s website for all contracts awarded over $25,000 and all collective bargaining contracts. A summary of all contracts awarded over $25,000 can be view below:

SUMMARY OF CONTRACTS AWARDED

DISTRICT 62 PAYROLL

The Payroll Office is responsible for generating paychecks, and makes sure the district employees receive it on time. For payroll questions please contact Alexa McNish, Payroll Specialist (847) 824-1609.

Payroll schedule for 10 month schools, secretaries, IMC clerks, Iroquois teachers and staff, teacher assistants, interns, substitute staff, and includes a timesheet schedule.

2018-2019 Timesheet Schedule for Payroll

PURCHASING

The purchasing function supports schools through the procurement of supplies, maintenance agreements, repair services, and equipment. A central warehouse maintains inventory of frequently used supplies, paper and textbooks.

Questions regarding purchasing may be directed to Susan Artarian, Purchasing Specialist, via email artarians@d62.org