Legal Requirements Introduction

Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting Guidance

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 our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

Section 1 – Annual Operating Budget and Subsequent Revisions

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

Educational Service Provider Transparency Reports:

Section 3a, 3b and 3c – Listing of the Collective bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans and Audit Report

2016 Audit Report

The Academy has no collective bargaining agreements.
The Academy does not offer Health Care Benefits and therefore has not requested bids for Health Care.

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

The Academy does not pay its Director at this time and has no employees with a salary that exceeds $100,000 through December 31, 2016.

Section 5 – Annual Amount Spent on Dues paid to Associations

For 2015-16 the Academy paid no dues.

Section 6 – Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services

“The Academy spent no funds on Lobbying or Lobbying services since inception to June 30, 2016.”

Section 7 – Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The District has not incurred a deficit.

Section 8 – District Credit Cards

The District has 1 credit card in the name of Deborah Prentiss [3724] with a limit of $2,000. This is generally used to purchase food for the food service operations and teaching supplies. There is no dollar limit on individual purchases.

Section 9 – District Paid Out-Of State Travel Information

There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2015-16.

Section 10 - Accounts Payable Check Register

Section 11 - Board Reimbursement of Expense Policy

Section 12 - Board Procurement Policies