The Business Office is directly responsible for all financial management, budgeting, investment of funds, insurances, census, accounting, purchasing and compliance with Erie County, New York State and Federal reporting requirements.
In addition, the department is generally responsible for the oversight of most non-instructional services, such as: capital projects, Buildings and Grounds, Transportation, nursing services, food service, Community Education, enrollment, records management (including all Freedom of Information requests), Worker's Compensation, voting, residency issues, attendance, print shop, mail room, long-range planning, legal matters, and health, safety and wellness issues.
The District employs both an internal controls auditor and an internal claims auditor. In addition, an external audit is performed annually.
Purchasing and contracting for all services, equipment and supplies are handled through this office in accordance with New York State regulations. The District maintains a list for mail distribution of requests for bids, quotes and proposals. Interested parties may apply to be included in these mailings, which are purged annually.Dr. Patricia GrupkaAssistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations(716) 407-9013CCSD Business Office9625 Main StreetClarence, NY 14031Phone: (716) 407-9100Fax: (716) 407-9126Business Office Hours are Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pmLisa PanaroSecretary to Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations(716) 407-9013Janice StollDistrict Treasurer(716) 407-9011Elaine HoreyGeneral Information(716) 407-9100Sharon KarlDeputy Treasurer / Accounts Receivable(716) 407-9016Alicia BraatenPrintshop(716) 407-9018Jennifer SmithAccounts Payable(716) 407-9017Lisa PanaroCommunity Education(716) 407-9001Ashley FohrdPurchasing(716) 407-9015