The Treasurer's Office is responsible for all accounting, payroll, and financial reporting for the district including: budgeting, payroll and benefits, accounts payable and receivable, and EMIS (student information) data coordination. The Treasurer of an Ohio school district must hold appropriate certification to serve as the Chief Financial Officer and reports directly to the Board of Education. The treasurer and superintendent are the only two district employees who report directly to the Board of Education. Many of the duties and responsibilities of the Treasurer are outlined in various sections of the Ohio Revised Code.
The treasurer is responsible for the preparation of the annual budget and the publication of an annual report. By law, the Board of Education must adopt a budget by September 30 of each year. Copies of the District's budget are available to the general public.
By January 1st of each year, the District must issue an audited annual financial report. These statements include financial statements, budget statements, and statistical information about the District and the services and programs it provides. Copies of the District's financial statements are also available to the public.
The Treasurer also serves as the Secretary to the Board of Education. In this role, all contracts, documents, and the official minutes (including audio and/or video recordings) of all Board meetings are kept as official records. Board meeting tapes are public records and are available for review by any citizen during business hours. Board minutes are public records and are available for review on this website.
The 5-year forecast is a document that is frequently updated by the Treasurer and submitted to the Ohio Department of Education. It is an informational piece the provides financial data on current financials as well as projected data for the next 5 years.
Sidney City Schools 5-Year Financial Forecast - May 2020
Assumptions, or the notes that accompany the 5-year forecast as an explanation of the data - May 2020
Sidney City Schools 5-Year Financial Forecast - November 2019
Assumptions, or the notes that accompany the 5-year forecast as an explanation of the data - November 2019
How to read a 5-year forecast
The district has worked to prepare some frequently asked questions related to the August 4, 2020 ballot issue in which Sidney City School is asking voters to support a 7.3 Mill Emergency Levy to generate $3.5 million for the district.
Department Contact Information
Mike Watkins, Treasurer
Joan Neubauer, EMIS Coordinator
Donna Sprague, Payroll Manager
Jenny Cardo, Budgetary Clerk
Lisa Geuy, Accounts Payable