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Austin Public Schools

401 3rd Ave NW
Austin, MN  55912

District Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30AM - 4:30PM

Finance and Operations

Austin High School

The Finance & Operations Department of Austin Public Schools (ISD #492) monitors and oversees a budget in excess of $100 million. This includes the General (operating) Fund, Food Service Fund, Community Services Fund, Debt Service Fund, Trust and Agency Fund, the Insurance Internal Services Fund and Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Internal Service Fund.

The Finance & Operations Department includes payroll, employee benefits, accounts payable, accounts receivable, accounting and fixed asset management.

The Executive Director of Finance and Operations also oversees Facility Services, Food & Nutrition Services and Transportation Services.

In addition, the Executive Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for the implementation of “Excellence in Resource Management”. This strategic priority focuses on aligning resources to meet the needs of the robust strategic plan while ensuring the long term fiscal health of the District.

District Report Card

Click here to view the Austin Public Schools Report Card from the Minnesota Department of Education.

School Funding 101


Finance and Operations Documents

Executive Director of Finance and Operations
Todd Lechtenberg

Amy Hauser

Finance Assistant
Sherri Wessels