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 its budget. The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate with the community about how we use the resources 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:
i.) A chart of personnel expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:
(A) Salaries and wages
(B) Employee benefit costs, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, long term care benefits
(C) Retirement benefit costs
(D) All other personnel costs
ii.) A chart of all district expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:
(B) Support Services
(C) Business and administration
(D) Operations and Maintenance
3.Links to all of the following:
i.) The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit.
ii.) 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.
iii.) The audit report of the audit conducted under subsection (3) 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. As used in this subdivision, "lobbying" means that term as defined in section 5 of 1978 PA 472, MCL 4.415.
Section 1 - Annual Operating Budget and Subsequent Revisions
Section 2a and 2b Summary of Expenditures
Section 3a, 3b and 3c - Listing of the Collective Bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans and Audit Report
Section 4 - Employee Compensation Information
Section 5 - District Paid Association Dues
Section 6 - Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services
Deficit Elimination Plan
The State of Michigan offers a DASHBOARD for school performance. This is a centralized source of information about public schools, districts, and regional agencies in Michigan. It allows the user to compare one school or district to another.
WTMC's Annual Education Report letter.