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 operation budget or any subsequent revision to that budget. The following information is required by law to be posted on all school websites:
(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 which were proved for the general fund of the district or intermediate district by the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI):
(a) A chart of personnel expenditure broken down into the following subcategories:
(1) Salaries and Wages
(2) Employee benefit costs, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and long term care benefits.
(3) Retirement benefits costs
(4) All other personnel costs
(b) A chart of all district expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:
(2) Support Services
(3) Business and administration
(4) Operations and Maintenance
(3) Links to all of the following:
(a) The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit
(b) 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
(c) The audit report of the audit conducted 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 New Requirements per the July 24th, 2014 Memorandum:
(7) The most recent state approved deficit elimination plan
(8) Information on all credit cards maintained by the district
(9) Information on out-of-state travel by district administration
(10) Bids required under section 5 of the public employee health benefits act, 2007 PA 106, MCL 124.75.
(11) The district’s written policy governing procurement of supplies, materials, and equipment
(12) The district’s written policy establishing specific categories of reimbursable expenses, as described in Section 1254(2) of the revised school code, MCL 380.1254
(13) Either the district’s accounts payable check register for the most recent school fiscal year or a statement of the total amount of expenses incurred by board members or employees of the district that were reimbursed by the district for the most recent fiscal year
DAA'S REQUIRED BUDGET INFORMATION
(1) -- Annual Operating Budget and Subsequent Revisions
- 2016-2017 Approved Budget
- 2015-2016 Final Amended Budget
- DAA 2015-2016 Budget
- DAA 2014-2015 Final Amended Budget
- DAA 2014-2015 Budget
- DAA 2013-2014 Final Amended Budget
- DAA 2013-2014 Budget
(2) -- Summary of Expenditures Expressed in Pie Charts
(3) -- Lists of the Collective Bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans, and Audit Reports
(a) DAA does not have a collective bargaining agreement.
(4) -- Salary and Benefit of Superintendent and Employees with Salaries Exceeding $100,000
- DAA does not have a superintendent. DAA does not have any employees with salaries exceeding $100,000. DAA's lead administrator in the EEM's salary is $35,000. The annual total spent for fringe benefits for this position is $480. Cost breakdown: Short Term Disability - $25/month, Life insurance: $5/month, Long Term Disability: $10/month.
(5) -- Total Amount Spent on Dues Paid to Associations
- Michigan Association of Public School Academies - $576.90
- Total amount = $576.90
(Membership dues to the Michigan Association of Public School Academies: $136)
(6) -- Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services
- DAA has not spent any money on lobbying or lobbying services.
(7) -- The most recent state approved deficit elimination plan.
- DAA does not have a deficit to eliminate and therefore does not have a deficit elimination plan.
(8) -- Information on all credit cards maintained by the district
- DAA does not have any credit cards.
(9) -- Information on out-of-state travel by district administration
- DAA administration has not traveled out of state on school business or using any school funds.
(10) -- DAA is not required to solicit bids for its' benefits plans.
(11) -- DAA's procurement policy.
(12) -- DAA's reimbursement policy.
(13) -- DAA's 2015-2016 Reimbursed Expenses.
Other transparency & reporting
- EMERGENCY DRILLS // An up-to-date log of our required emergency drills is here.
- SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN // SIP DAA 2014-2015
- ANNUAL EDUCATION REPORT // DAA AER 2015-2016
- OUR CHARTER CONTRACT // See all our information about our contract with Grand Valley State University here.
- OUR CONTRACT WITH OUR HR COMPANY // DAA uses an HR company for our payroll/staffing. The contract is here.
- OUR BOARD POLICIES // They are many. They're here.