Budget and 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 15 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 revistions.
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 disctrict 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) The audit report of the audit conducted for the most recent fiscal year for which it is available.
    (d)  The bids required under Section 5 of the Public Employee Health Benefits Act, 207 PA 106, MCL 124.75.
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

Munising Public Schools Continuity of Learning Plan

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

Section 3a, 3b, 3c and 3d-Listing of the Collective Bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans, Audited Financial Statements and Medical Benefit Plan Bids

Current Collective Bargaining Agreements:
MESPA Contract 2019-2021
Administration, Office Personnel and Paraprofessionals have no Collective Bargaining Agreement 

Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans:
 2019-2020      Teachers Support Staff Non-Union

MESSA Choices II or ABC Plan 1
MESSA Choices II or ABC Plan 1
MESSA Choices II or ABC Plan 1
MESSA Life Ins
MESSA Life Ins
MESSA Life Ins
Delta Dental
Delta Dental
Delta Dental

Audited Financial Statements
2018-19 Audited Financial Statements

Link to MDE Website hosting all audited financial statements -Click Here

Medical Benefit Plan Bids
Teachers, Administrators &Support Staff Benefit Plan Bids

Procurement Policy

Expense Reimbursement Policy
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 $6536.82

Section 4 - Salary and Benefit Description of Superintendent and Employees with Salary Exceeding $100,000

Section 5 - Annual Amount Spent on Dues paid to Associations

Section 6 - Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services

District Paid Lobbying Costs (none - $0.00)

Section 7 Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

  • The District has not incurred a deficit

Section 8 District Credit Card Information

Section 9 District Out-of State Travel Information

  • There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2018-19

The Michigan Education Dashboard metrics provided in MI School Data include several of the data elements necessary to meet the education dashboard best practices that schools must make publicly available to qualify for incentive funding under the State School Aid Act.