The Business Services Department is responsible for all budgetary and accounting functions relating to the District’s funds while supporting the district’s educational programs and day-to-day operations, including the following services:
The Education Protection Account (EPA) was created with the passage of Proposition 30 in November 2012 and extended with the approval of Proposition 55 in November 2016. Pursuant to Section 36 of Article XIII of the California Constitution, the EPA funding is general purpose state aid funding and is a component of the District's total Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) entitlement.
The governing board approves the use of the District's EPA funding at an open meeting annually in June. The District uses the funding to pay for teachers' salaries and benefits and received the following amounts: