Business & Finance

NOTE: Required documents concerning budgets, contracts and other financial information are located on our District Financial Data page

District 401's Business Office is responsible for overseeing the district's finances, operations and buildings and grounds.

Mr. Tom Zelek is District 401's business manager and chief school business officer.


The Business Office's financial responsibilities include the following: 

► Budget 

► Accounts Payable

► Student Activities 

► Registration of Students

► Accounts Payable

► Workers' Compensation


The Business Office's responsibilities for operations include the following programs and services: 

► Transportation

► Food Service/National School Lunch Program

► Before- and After-School Extended Care (BASEC)

► Summer Camp and Summer School

► Technology

Buildings & Grounds

The Business Office's responsibilities for buildings and grounds include the following:  

► All Maintenance and Cleaning

► Fire Protection & Security

► Scheduling of Fields and Building Use

► Risk Management

► Construction Project Management