Business Services


The Business Services Department handles all matters relating to the business of the School District, including the following areas:

Education Protection ActTop of Page

The Education Protection Account (EPA), created as a result of Proposition 30 in November 2012 (sun setting 12-31-2017), and Proposition 55 on November 8, 2016 (commencing 1-1-2018), requires that the District post the amount of funds received and spent from that account and be approved by the Wheatland School District Board.  For the 2012-13 fiscal year, Wheatland School District received $1,206,800 which it used for teacher salaries & benefits.  Wheatland Charter Academy received $100,228 which it used for teacher salaries & benefits.  For 2013-14 fiscal year, Wheatland School District received $1,224,997 plus an adjustment to the prior year of $6,245 for a total of $1,231,242 which it expended for teacher salaries & benefits.  Wheatland Charter Academy received $91,468 plus an adjustment to the prior year of $593 for a total of $92,061 which it expended for teacher salaries & benefits.  During 2014-15 fiscal year, Wheatland School District received $1,624,714 and Wheatland Charter Academy received $120,007.  Both entities utilized the EPA funds for teacher salaries & benefits.   During 2015-16 fiscal year, Wheatland School District received $1,576,581 and Wheatland Charter Academy received $107,287.  Both entities utilized the EPA funds for teacher salaries & benefits. In the 2016-17 fiscal year, Wheatland School District should be receiving $1,513,942 and Wheatland Charter Academy will be receiving $114,699 which will be used for teacher salaries & benefits.  For the 2017-18 fiscal year, Wheatland School District anticipates receiving $1,431,255 and Wheatland Charter Academy anticipates receiving $109,802 to be used for teacher salaries & benefits.

 
The annual independent financial and compliance audit shall ascertain and verify whether the funds provided from the Education Protection Account have been properly disbursed and expended as required.

 

In 2012-13, the District received $84,677.00 in Economic Impact Aid (including Limited English Proficient) Funds.  In addition, the District had carried over $22,895.38 from the 2011-12 fiscal year.  The entire total of $107,572.38 was spent during 2012-13 to provide supplementary services to these populations of students.

LCAPTop of Page

2017-2018 BudgetTop of Page

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Click here to view Financial Reports archive.

Accounts PayableTop of Page

The Accounts Payable staff is responsible for:

  • Issuance of purchase orders
  • Payment of invoices and claims for the operating costs of the district
  • Monitoring expenses to assure state and district regulations are met  
  • Accounting for all financial transactions of the district according to general accepted accounting principles

Please click on the links below for Accounts Payable forms. Completed forms (with Principal/Department Head approval) are due to Melissa Begley at the District Office each Wednesday for processing:

PayrollTop of Page

The Payroll staff prepares and issues employee paychecks and payroll deductions.  Click on the link(s) below for payroll forms.  Please return completed forms to Crystal Collins in the Payroll Department by the 12th of the month in order to take effect for the current pay period.

Budget and FinanceTop of Page

The Budget and Finance staff is responsible for:

  • Monitoring expenses to assure state and district regulations are met
  • Providing financial information to the Board of Trustees and district administrators
  • Preparation of state, federal and local reports
  • Accounting for all financial transactions of the district according to general accepted accounting principles
Please click here to view Financial Reports Archive.
 

ContactTop of Page

  • Craig Guensler, District Superintendent - (530) 633-3130      
    • Budgets, State Reporting, Revenue Limits, Audits
  • Brenda Harter, Business Accounting Technician - (530) 633-3130,  x1113
    • Budgets, Journals, General Ledger, Retiree Health Insurance
  • Crystal Collins, Payroll Technician - (530) 633-3130 x1111
    • E-Rate, Payroll, W-2's
  • Melissa Bowles, Accounting Technician - (530) 633-3130 x 1114
    •  Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Cash Receipts, Fixed Assets, 1099's
  • Paula Kesterson, Human Resources Coordinator - (530) 633-3130 x1117
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