Transparency Reporting

Transparency Reporting

Budget & Salary Compensation Transparency Reporting



Section 18 (2) of the Public Act 94 of 1979, The State School Aid Act, has been amended, which requires each 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 Web site:

  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:

(1) Instruction

(2) Support Services

(3) Business and Administration

(4) Operations and Mntce.

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 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

Annual Operating Budget and Subsequent Revisions


PDF Document2016-2017 General Fund Budget  Amended 4/17/2017  


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


 PDF Document2015-2016 Personnel Expenditures


PDF Document2015-2016 District Operating Expenditures  


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

Current Collective Bargaining Agreements:

USW Contract 2014-2016

PDF DocumentUSW Contract 2014-2016


H.F.T. Contract 2013-2017

 PDF Document H.F.T. 2013-2017 Contract


Health Care Plans:

PDF DocumentEmployer Sponsored Health Care Plans  


PDF DocumentMedical Benefit Plan Bids  


Life, STD, LTD, AD&D Summary


Medical Summary  


Dental Summary


Vision Summary  


Audit Report - June 2016


PDF Document2015-2016 Audit Report  


Salary and Benefit Description of Superintendent and Employees with Salary Exceeding $100,000

PDF DocumentEmployee Compensation


Annual Amount Spent on Dues paid to Associations

PDF DocumentAssociation Dues


List of Qualifying Expenditures


Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services  

PDF DocumentDistrict Paid Lobbying Costs


Procurement Policy

PDF DocumentProcurement Policy


Expense Reimbursement Policy 

PDF DocumentExpense Reimbursement Policy  


Statement of Reimbursed Expenses

PDF DocumentStatement of Reimbursed Expenses  


Deficit Elimination Plan

The district has not incurred a deficit 

PDF DocumentDistrict Deficit Elimination Plan Information


District Credit Card Information 

PDF DocumentDistrict Credit Card Information  


District Paid Out-of-State Travel Information 

PDF DocumentOut-of-State Travel Information