Finance and Budget Department

The Finance & Budget Office processes all the procurement operations for the district, prepares all invoices for payment by the City, generates the payroll for all LPS employees and reconciles records to the City. This department is made up of the director of budget and finance, a payroll/contract manager, a building monitor, four accounts payable clerks, two payroll clerks and the second-floor receptionist for the Central Office. This department monitors insurance costs, utility payments and retirement costs for MTRB and for city retirement, health insurance costs, payroll taxes for employees and postage costs for the district. This office is also responsible for the annual filing of the DESE End of Year Financial Report and the School Committee monthly financial reports.


Finance & Budget / Grants Directory

Director, Finance & Budget
Christine Bufagna
(978) 975-5905 x25675
Manager of Payroll & Procurement
Walter Callahan
(978) 975-5905 x25676


Please use the document(s) and form(s) about finance and budget, Munis System, and Timesheets.

Time Sheets



Refer to the documents below to review the Proposed Fiscal Year of Receiver's Budget for the Lawrence Public Schools.