February 2020

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Budget & Salary Compensation Transparency Reporting
Section 18 (2) of the Public Act 94 of 1979, The State School Aid Act, has been amended, which requires each 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 Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate to our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

The following information is required to be posted on our Web site:

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 provided for the general fund of the district or intermediate district by the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI):

    (a) A chart of personnel expenditures 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
        (3) Retirement benefits costs
        (4) All other personnel costs

    (b) A chart of all district expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:
        (1) Instruction
        (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.
    (d) The district's written policy governing procurement of supplies, materials, and equipment.
    (e) 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.
    (f) 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 district for the most recent school fiscal year.

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

Annual Operating Budget and Subsequent Revisions

SECTION 2a and 2b:
Summary of Expenditures - Expressed in Pie Charts

SECTION 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f
Listing of the Collective Bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans , Procurement of Supplies, Reimbursable Expenses, Audit Report and Check Register

Current Collective Bargaining Agreements:

Health Care Plans:

Procurement/Reimbursement Policies:

Audit Report:

Check Register:

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

Annual Amount Spent on Dues Paid to Associations

Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services

  • The District spent no money on lobbying or lobbying services during fiscal year 2016-2017.

School Dashboard Data


Hot Lunch
February 17, 2020 | Monday
Beef stew, Rolls, Fruit
February 18, 2020 | Tuesday
Chicken Alfredo, Broccoli, Fruit
February 19, 2020 | Wednesday
Chicken Tenders, French fries, Fruit
February 20, 2020 | Thursday
Pizza, Veggie sticks, Fruit
February 21, 2020 | Friday
Hot dogs, Baked beans, Chips, Fruit
School Calendar
February 17, 2020 | Monday
HSGBB vs. Dollar Bay - 6:00 pm >>more
February 17, 2020 | Monday
School Board Meeting - Library - 6:30 pm >>more
February 18, 2020 | Tuesday
HSBBB vs. Jeffers - 4:45/6:20 pm >>more
February 18, 2020 | Tuesday
Progress Report Grades will run at 3:00 pm to take to P/T Conferences >>more
February 19, 2020 | Wednesday
HALF DAY OF SCHOOL. Buses will run after hot lunch is served. Parent/Teacher Conferences (12:00-6:00 pm) at Watersmeet School >>more


Watersmeet Township School District
N 4720 Hwy 45 P.O. Box 217
Watersmeet, Michigan 49969
906.358.4504 | 906.358.4713 [FAX]


Building Hours
Doors Open - 7:35AM
School Starts - 8:10AM
Grades K - 6 Dismissal - 3:00PM
Grades 7 - 12 Dismissal - 3:05PM
Buses Run at 3:10PM

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