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Compensation Transparency Reporting

Budget & Salary

Section 18 (2)  of the Public Act 94 of 1979, The State School Aid Act, has been amended, which requires each school district and intermediate school district to post certain information on its website within 30 days after a board adopts it annual operating budget or any subsequent revision to that budget.  The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

The following information is required to be posted on our website:
01. The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.

02. Using data that have already been collected and submitted to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), a summary of district expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed in the following two (2) pie charts:

(a) A chart of personnel expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:    
   (1) Salaries and wages    
   (2) Employee benefit costs, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and long-term care benefits    
   (3) Retirement benefit costs    
   (4) All other personnel costs

(b) A chart of all district expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:    
   (1) Instruction    
   (2) Support services    
   (3) Business and administration    
   (4) Operations and maintenance

03. Links to all of the following:    
   (a) The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit    
   (b) Each health care benefits plan, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability, long-term care, or any other type of     benefits that would constitute health care   services, offered to any bargaining unit or employee in the district.    
   (c) The audit report of the audit conducted under subsection (4) for the most recent fiscal year for which it is available

04. The total salary and a description and cost of each fringe benefit included in the compensation package for the superintendent of the    district and for each employee of the district whose salary exceeds $100,000.00

05. The annual amount spent on dues paid to associations.

06. The annual amount spent on lobbying or lobbying services. There are no qualifying expenses for Lobbying or Lobbying Services at this time.

07. Medical Benefit Plan Bids.  The District did not request bids on health care plans in the 2014-15 school year.

08. Any deficit elimination plan or enhanced deficit elimination plan the district was required to submit under this article.

09. Identification of all credit cards maintained by the district as district credit cards, the identity of all individuals authorized to use each of those credit cards, the credit limit on each credit card, and the dollar limit, if any, for each individual’s authorized use of the credit card.

10. Costs incurred for each instance of out-of-state travel by the school administrator of the district that is fully or partially paid for by the district and the details of each of those instances of out-of-state travel, including at least identification of each individual on the trip, destination, and purpose.


Transparency Report Documents