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Budget and Finances

Budget and Finances

The Financial Services Department includes the Payroll and Tax Office and is responsible for budget, campus & student activity funds, cash & investment management, fixed assets, general accounting, and grant accounting. 

The Clear Creek Independent School District strives to meet a high standard for financial transparency. We hope that the following information provides better insight into the District’s financial operations:

Quick Links

District Finances

Tax Office

Board Members

Public Information Request

Texas Comptroller Transparency


Awards and Recognition

The District has been recognized by state, national, and international organizations for strong stewardship of tax dollars along with efficient budgeting and financial reporting practices. The District currently receives the following:

  • Superior Achievement by the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST)

  • Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO)

  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

  • AA credit rating by Standard & Poor’s and AA+ by Fitch


Department Contacts

Alice Benzaia, CPA, RTSBA
Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Kohlenberg, CPA, RTSBA

Jena Brown 
Executive Assistant to Alice Benzaia

Denise Lewandowski                                                         
Accounting Assistant

Jennifer Eastin                                                   
Internal Auditor

Nancy Burge, CPA, RTSBA       
Accountant - Cash Management

Sarah Thomas
Accountant - Activity Funds
Paige Fahey                                                              
Accountant - Budget, Capital Assets, SPED Grants

Scott Kohler, RTSBA, SFO, CGFM
Accountant - Grants

Clara Revill                                                      
Accounts Payable Manager                                

Pam Carrington, RTSBA
Payroll Coordinator

Budget and Finances

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2425 E. Main St.
League City, Texas 77573