2017 Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting Report Date: 05/02/2018
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:
1.The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.
2.Using data that has already been collected and submitted to the 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 personnel 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:
(2) Support Services
(3) Business and administration
(4) Operations 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.
(d)Medical Benefit Plan Bids: No bids exist for medical plans since no employee receives medical benefits.
(f)Expense Reimbursement Policy
(g)Accounts Payable Check Register
4.The total salary and a description and cost of each fringe benefit included in the compensation package for the superintendent of the district or intermediate district and for each employee 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: No plan exists because the district has not incurred a deficit.
8. District Credit Card Information-The district does not have district credit cards.
9. Out-of-State Travel Information-There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2015-2016.
Section 1 - Annual Operating Budget and Subsequent Revisions
> Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Board Approved Budget
> Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget Amendment
Section 2a and 2b - Summary of Expenditures - Expressed in Pie Charts
Section 3a, 3b, 3c, 3e, 3f, and 3g - Listing of the Collective bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans and Audit Report Current Collective Bargaining Agreements:
- Support Staff
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Link to Audit Report
- Procurement Policy
- Expense Reimbursement Policy
- Accounts Payable Check Register-The total amount of expenses reimbursed by the district during the most recently completed fiscal year for the board members and employees was $4,959.
Section 4 - Salary and Benefit Description of Superintendent and Employees with Salary Exceeding $100,000
Note: the MARESA Superintendent serves as the Superintendent of Wells Township School and no
funds are expended from the Wells budget to support this function. In addition, NO employees fit the
criteria of salaries exceeding $100,000.
Section 5 - Annual Amount Spent on Dues paid to Associations
Link to List of Qualifying Expenditures
Section 6 - Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying ServicesQualifying Expenditures (Note: NO lobbying expenditures)
Section 7 - Deficit Elimination Plan (The school budget is not in a deficit so a plan is not necessary.)
Section 8 - District Credit Card Information (The school district does not have any credit cards.)
Section 9 - Out-of-State Travel Information (There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2015-2016.)
Section 10 - Educator Evaluation Assurances
Administrator Evaluation Assurances