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Financial Services

Financial Services staff provide accountability to the public for all business operations of the district. Activities include budget management, financial reporting, purchasing, grant management, revenue forecasting, and risk management.

Members Sought for 2021 Budget Committee

The Corvallis School District has two vacancies on the Budget Committee for three-year terms that end June 30, 2023.

Applicants must live and be registered to vote in the District, and not be an officer, agent or employee of the District. Positions are non-partisan, unpaid, and are not connected to any specific region within the district. Members with expired terms may request reappointment.

Budget committee members are appointed for three-year terms and typically conduct business in evening public meetings held between April and June. Meetings are normally scheduled on Thursday evenings. New appointees are also expected to participate in an orientation session.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume via email to steven.prososki@corvallis.k12.or.us by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020. Materials submitted will be public information (with contact information removed). The School Board will vote to appoint two budget committee members at the regularly scheduled November 12, 2020 board meeting.

Budgeting

An extension of the financial planning process, the annual budget process matches available financial, material, and human resources to educational programs and services for students.

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Financial Planning

The first edition of the district's Multi-Year Strategic Financial Plan is a product of our work toward the implementation of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Best Practices in School Budgeting. This plan will serve to guide our annual budgeting process to ensure that our instructional priorities are being funded and any budget gaps are closed. We will continue to update this plan each year on a rolling basis, evaluating activities of the prior year and adding one year to the plan.

Financial Reporting

Finance staff provide regular updates to the school board regarding the district's financial position. Reports are also provided to the Oregon Department of Education and other agencies as required. An independent audit is conducted annually and published as the district's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

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Doing Business with the District

Finance department staff support individual schools and departments in purchasing goods and services in the most efficient, beneficial, and cost-effective manner. If you are a vendor wishing to do business with the district, you may submit general and introductory information electronically to finance department staff, or respond to any of the district's formal requests for proposals.

Financial information provided on these pages is intended to educate, inspire, and inform patrons of the Corvallis School District. These resources alone should not be used for investment purposes.