Buget and Salary Compensation Transparency Reporting

INTRODUCTION

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 its annual operating budget or any subsequent revision to that budget.  The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate to our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

The following information is required to be posted on our website:

1.  The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.

2. Using data that has already neem collected and submitted to teh Michigan Department of Education (MDE), a summary of district or intermediate district expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed in the following two(2) pie charts which were provided for the general fund of the district or intermediate district by the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI):

(a) A chart of personal expenditures broken down 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 benefits 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 Adniminstration

(4) Operation and Maintenance

3. 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 for the most recent fiscal year for which it is available

4. The total salary and a description and cost of each fringe benefit included in the compensation package for the superintendent of the district whose salary exceeds $100,000

5. The annual amount spent on dues paid to associations

6. The annual amount spent on lobbying services

7. Deficit Elimination Plan

8. Credit Card Information

9. Travel Information

10. Statement of Reimbursed Expenses 

11. Expensse Reimbursement Policy

12. Procurement Policy

Section 1 - Annual Operating Budget

Board Approved Budget

Section 2a and 2b - Summary of Expenditures - Expressed in Pie Charts

Personnel Expenditures

District Operating Expenditures

Section 3a, 3b, and 3c - Listing of the Collective Bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans and Audit Report

Collective Bargaining Agreement - Teachers

Collective Bargaining Agreement - Support Staff

2015-2016 Audit Report

Health Care Benefits Plans - No additional bids requested

Section 4 - Salary and Benefits Description of Superintendent and Employees with Salary Exceeding $100,00

List of Qualifying Employees

Section 5 - Annual Amount Spent on Dues paid to Associations

District Paid Association Dues

Section 6 - Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services

Stephenson Area Public Schools does not have any expenditures to report in this category

Section 7 - Deficit Elimination Plan

Stpehenson Area Public Schools does not have a deficit

Section 8 - District Credit Card Information

District Credit Card Information

Section 9 - Travel Information

Stephenson Area Public Schools had no district paid out of state travel by administrators

Section 10 - Statement of Reimbursed Expenses

The total amount of expenses reimbursed by the district during the most recently completed fiscal year for the board members and employees was $15,228.

Section 11 - Expense Reimbursement Policy

Expense Reimbursement Policy

Section 12 - Procurement Policy

Pocurement Policy