• 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 15 days after a board adopts its annual operating budget or any subsequent revision to that budget. The Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate with our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

    The following information is required to be posted on our website:

    • The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.
    • 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 district by the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI):
    1. A chart of personnel expenditures broken down into subcategories, including:
      1. Salaries and Wages
      2. Employee insurance benefits costs
      3. Retirement benefits costs, FICA, unemployment and workers compensation
      4. All other personnel costs
    2. A chart of all district expenditures broken into subcategories, including:
      1. Instruction
      2. Support Services
      3. Business and Administration
      4. Operations and Maintenance


    • Information related to the following:
      1. The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit
      2. 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
      3. The audit report of the audit conducted for the most recent fiscal year for which it is available
      4. The bids required under section 5 of the public employee health benefits act, 2007 PA 106, MCL 124.75
      5. The district's Procurement Policy
      6. The district's Expense Reimbursement Policy
      7. The Accounts Payable Check Register
      8. The total salary and a description and cost of fringe benefit for each qualifying employee
      9. The annual amount spent on dues paid to associations
      10. The annual amount spent on lobbying services (There were no expenses)
      11. Approved Deficit Elimination Plan, if applicable (Not Applicable for UCS)
      12. District Credit Card 
      13. Out-of-State Travel 
      14. Educator Evaluation Systems