Transparency Reporting

Budget & Salary/Compensation

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 with 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, subsequent budget revisions, and a projection of revenues and expenditures for the following year.

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 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) Medical benefit plan bids
(d) 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

7. Long term debt information

Available Reports

 

Summary of Expenditures Expressed in Pie Charts:

Collective Bargaining Agreements:

Health Care Plans:

Medical Benefit Plan Bids:

District Audit:

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

Annual Amount Spent on Dues paid to Associations:

Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services:

  • None

Approved Deficit Elimination Plan:

  • The district has not incurred a deficit

District Credit Card Information:

District-paid out-of-state travel information:

  • The principal of Vicksburg High School attended a conference in Indianapolis, Indiana in February 2017 for professional development in the area of college and career readiness, at a total cost of $1,345.
  • The director of Vicksburg Pathways High School attended a conference in San Antonio, Texas in October 2016 for professional development in the area of blended and online learning, at a total cost of $1,499.

Procurement Policy:

Expense Reimbursement Policy:

Statement of Reimbursed Expenses:

  • The District reimbursed $33,255 to its employees and board members in the 2016-2017 year.

Observation/Evaluation Tools:

Emergency Drill Results

Michigan House Bill 4713 requires school districts to post documentation of completed safety drills.

The emergency drill reports posted on our site cover fire safety drills, tornado safety drills and stage three "lock-down" drills, which simulate an intruder gaining entry into a school building.

To view reports, make a selection from the District buildings listed below: