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Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting

Fowler Public Schools

Introduction:  Section 18 (2) of the Public Act 94 of 1979, the State School Aid Act, as amended, requires each school district and intermediate school district to post certain information on its website. The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate to our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.


Section 2 - Personnel and Operating Expenditures

The Center for Educational Performance and Information compiles this data for all public school districts in the State of Michigan.  See their website:  www.mi.gov/cepi


FY 2016-2017 Operating Expenditures (PDF)
FY 2016-2017 Personnel Expenditures (PDF)

FY 2015-2016 Operating Expenditures (PDF)
FY 2015-2016 Personnel Expenditures (PDF)

Section 3 - Current Bargaining Agreements
Section 4 - Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans
Section 5 - Audited Financial Statements

Audited Financial Statements as submitted to the Michigan Department of Education.
The Michigan Department of Education collects audited financial statements for all public school districts in Michigan. See their website: www.michigan.gov/mde. Refer to the Office of Audits.

Section 7 - Procurement/Expense Reimbursement Information
Section 8 - Employee Compensation Information

Compensation amounts based on fiscal year 2016-2017 information:

Superintendent (2016 W-2 Wages:  $101,187)

Salary:      $107,798
Insurances:   $21,320
Car Allowance:   $2,400
Total Compensation:   $131,518


Section 9 - District Paid Association Dues

Association dues paid in fiscal year 2016-2017

Central Michigan School Business Officials: $213.00
Michigan Association of School Administrators: $860.00
Michigan Association of School Boards: $1734.00
Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals: $400.00
Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association: $375.00
Michigan School Business Officials/Michigan Assoc. for Pupil Transportation: $140.00

Section 10 - District Paid Lobbying Costs

In a shared-cost agreement with Shiawassee RESD and Clinton County RESA, Fowler Public Schools paid $690 toward the cost of legislative liaison services in 2016-2017.

Section 11 - Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The district has not incurred a deficit, and therefore no Deficit Elimination Plan is required.

Section 12 - District Credit Card Information
Card Holder Credit Limit
Superintendent  $5,000
Business Manager $10,000
H.S. Athletic Director     $5,000
Section 13 - District Paid Out-Of-State Travel Information
The District did not fund out-of-state travel for administrators in 2016-2017.
Section 14 - Mi School Data Portal
Section 15 - Observation / Evaluation Tools

Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching
You may be required to submit contact information in order to download.

MASA’s School Advance Administrator Evaluation Instrument

Fowler Public Schools  |  700 South Main Street  |  P.O. Box 407 |  Fowler, MI 48835  |  Phone:  989-593-2296  |  Fax:  989-593-2358