Goal 5

​​Fiscal and Operational Stewardship​​

The focus of Goal 5 is to demonstrate effective and efficient business operations and ensure excellent stewardship of public money.​

The district's strategic plan identifies five long-term goals and nine corresponding strategies that define the work of the district. Download a copy of the one page strategic plan here.

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Identified Cost Savings (5.k) measures the ability of the district to identify improvement projects that yield savings.

Full Definition: Total number of hard savings and total cost avoidances projected from process improvement initiatives.          

​​Data Source: RPS Records

Peer Comparison Group: None        

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Process Improvement Projects completed (5.r) measures the ability of the district to execute improvement projects that yield savings.

Full Definition: Total number of PI projects that improve key work processes within the district.

Data Source: RPS Records

Peer Comparison Group: None

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Dollars saved through shared services (5.x) measures the ability of the district to identify and use shared services opportunities that yield savings.

Full Definition: Total number of hard savings and total cost avoidances projected from shared services initiatives

Data Source: RPS Records

Peer Comparison Group: None

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State Financial Profile Rating (5.s) the financial recognition from the state of Illinois, reflecting the highest category of financial strength

Full Definition: The following documents comprise the financial rating for the district:

  • Fund balance to revenue ratio
  • Expenditure to revenue ratio
  • Days cash on hand
  • Remaining % short-term borrowing maximum
  • Percent of long-term debt margin remaining
  • Debt service burden to revenue

Data Source: RPS Records

Peer Comparison Group: None​

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Operational Metrics Being Developed

Full Definition: Being Developed

Data Source: Being Developed

Peer Comparison Group: Being Developed


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