Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting


Budget/Compensation Transparency Reporting
Manistee Area Public Schools

Last Updated: 11/09/17

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 to our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.
Section 1 - Annual Operating Budget and Subsequent Budget Revisions
Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Board Approved Budgets - Opening Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Board Approved Budgets - Final Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Board Approved Budgets - Opening Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Board Approved Budgets - Final Budget
Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Board Approved Budgets - Opening Budget


Section 2 - District and Personnel Expenditures
Operating Expenditures 2016-17
Personnel Expenditures 2016-17

Section 3 - Current Bargaining Agreements and Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans
Current Bargaining Agreements
Manistee Teachers' Association MEA-NEA 2016-2018
Manistee Teachers' Association Letter of Agreement - Early Notice of Severance
Manistee Teachers' Association Letter of Agreement - Sharing Compensation Time
Manistee Teachers' Association Letter of Agreement - GSRP/Head Start Program
Manistee Schools' Office of Clerical Employees
Manistee Educational Support Personnel
Manistee Custodial / Maintenance
Manistee School Bus Drivers
Food Service
Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans
All MAPS employees are subject to hard caps equal to or less than the State hard caps.
2017 Bid Results
Eligible Teaching Staff may chose between the two following plans
MESSA ABC Plan I
MESSA Choices II
Eligible Non-Teaching Staff may choose from the following plans
HMO - Priority HSA
POS - Priority HSA


Section 4 - Audited Financial Statements
Each year the Manistee Area Public Schools is required to hire an independent auditor to complete a comprehensive audit which evaluates and reports on the financial condition of the district. The audit includes a thorough analysis of all business operations as well as a compliance review for the requirements of the many programs we operate.
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2016-17
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2015-16
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2014-15
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2013-14
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2012-13
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2011-12
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2010-11
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2009-10
Financial Statements & Audit Report 2008-09

Section 5 - Employee Compensation Information
Position and Salary Information
All employees of the Manistee Area Public Schools are categorized by classification of position held. All classifications are established according to demands of the position, level of responsibility, job functions performed, credentials and skills required, etc. Each classification falls into at least one established salary schedule, which takes into account such factors as seniority in position or in similar positions, comparison to similar jobs elsewhere in community, cost of living factors, etc. The Manistee Area Public School Board of Education determines matters related to school employees including pay and benefits.
This report requires listing the Superintendent and employees with salaries over $100,000.
Superintendent Contract
Section 6 - District Paid Association Dues
Dues and fees paid by our district are limited to professional associations, student associations, or employment associations (labor union dues) on behalf of staff. These memberships provide added opportunities, resources, continuing education, and professional development. These memberships make it possible for our district to conduct business in more efficiencient ways and result in scholarship opportunities for our students.
List of Association Dues Paid
List of Association Dues

Section 7 - District Paid Lobbying Costs
No school district funds were spent on lobbying services in 2016-2017.

Section 8 - Deficit Elimination Plan
The district does not have a deficit.

Section 9 - District Credit Card Information
District Credit Card Information

Section 10 - Out-of-State Travel Information
There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2016-2017
Section 11 - Procurement of Supplies, Materials and Equipment
District Policy 6320

Section 12 - Expense Reimbursement Policy
District Policy 3440
District Policy 6550

Section 13 - Statement of Reimbursed Expenses
2016-17 Statement of Reimbursed Expenses

Section 14 - Evaluations Posting and Assurances

School ADvance Administrator Evaluation System
Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching

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