Finance & Operations

The Finance and Operations Department manages District 70's financial and accounting responsibilities. The department also oversees operations of the schools and the district office, construction projects, along with food service and student bus transportation.  

  • Accounting (accounts payable);
  • Annual audits and financial reporting to the Illinois State Board of Education;
  • Budgeting and tax levy;
  • Buildings and grounds;
  • Construction and bids;
  • Extra Duty pay for teachers;
  • Financial forecasting;
  • Food services (including Free & Reduced Lunch);
  • Payroll and benefits;
  • Purchasing;
  • Rental of buildings;
  • School fees and fee waivers;
  • Transportation with Lakeside bus service.



Director of Finance & Operations

Mindy Bradford standing by a pine tree, smiling and wearing a black blazer.

Mrs. Mindy Bradford 

Department Staff:

Mrs. Barb Bowlby

Mrs. Gina Cox
Payroll Supervisor 

Ms. Stephanie Cox
Accounts Payable Supervisor

Peadar Hurley is a blonde man wearing a lavender shirt standing in front of a wall.

Mr. Peadar Hurley
Director of Facilities & Operations
847-362-9020 ex: 4190

Mrs. Lorena De Lira
Administrative Assistant
847-362-9020  ex: 4191