School staff to get bonus
ARRA money used to fund extra pay
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
School board members voted unanimously on Monday to give each staff member of the district a $1,000 bonus, with money for the teacher and school employee pay coming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and money for the bonus for the six employees in the central administrative office coming from operating funds.
Rather than increasing salaries with the one-time ARRA education jobs money - the district is entitled to $277,000 in reimbursable federal money for education jobs - and obligating the district to continue to pay higher salaries out of the district’s operating funds in the future, a one-time bonus was recommended by school superintendent Randy Barrett for all entitled employees and approved by the board.
Barrett estimated ...
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