Finance

Financial Practices that Benefit Students

The Sioux City Community School District operates with a budget of approximately $227.1 million. By maintaining current and accurate business records, the finance department supports the District in making appropriate financial decisions that benefit student learning and facility operation. The finance department is responsible for:

  • Development and submission of the District’s certified budget

  • Completion of the District’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

  • Financial reporting to the Board of Directors

  • Development and monitoring of the District’s operational budget

  • Purchasing

  • Accounts payable

  • Accounts receivable 

  • Payroll and benefits, in collaboration with Human Resources

Budget & Tax Levies

Notices of Letting

None

Request For Proposal (RFP)

ESSER III

The following information details the District’s plan for ESSER III funding.

ESSER III Budget (PDF)

Patty Blankenship

Patty Blankenship

Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer
712-279-6662

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Additional Department Contacts

Troy Thomas
Purchasing Manager
712-279-6666 ext. 6666
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Michelle Zimmerman
Grant Accountant
712-279-6667 ext. 6669
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Arika Irvine
Payroll Supervisor
712-279-6667 ext. 6711
Send Arika Irvine a Message

Melissa Warren
Staff Accountant
712-279-6667 ext. 6663
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Karen Ulven
Accountant I
712-279-6667 ext. 6679
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Angie Blades
Certified Payroll Associate
712-279-6667 ext. 6050
Send Angie a Message

Emely Velasco
Non Certified Payroll Associate
712-279-6667 ext. 6661
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Rosa Alfaro
Accounts Payable
712-279-6667 ext. 6668
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Cristina Ramirez
Accounting Assistant
712-279-6667 ext. 6664
Send Christina a Message