MAPS Board of Education

Manistee Area Public Schools

Budget/Compensation Transparency Reporting 

Manistee Area Public Schools

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


Section 2 - District and Personnel Expenditures
Section 3 - Current Bargaining Agreements and Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans

Current Bargaining Agreements

Manistee Teachers’ Association MEA-NEA 2018-2021

Manistee Schools’ Office of Clerical Employees

Manistee Educational Support Personnel

Manistee Educational Support Personnel Letter of Agreement

Manistee Custodial / Maintenance

Manistee School Bus Drivers

Food Service

Letter of Agreement — MAPS & MTA, MEA-NEA re: Start Time Adjustment

Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans

All MAPS employees are subject to hard caps equal to or less than the State hard caps. | 2017 Bid Results

Eligible Teaching Staff may choose from the following plans | MESSA Choices Pak AMESSA ABC Pak CMESSA ABC Pak D

Eligible Non-Teaching Staff may choose from the following plans | HMO 80% Priority HSAPOS 80% / 60%Priority HSA


Section 4 - Audited Financial Statements
Section 5 - Employee Compensation Information
Position and Salary Information

All employees of the Manistee Area Public Schools are categorized by classification of position held. All classifications are established according to demands of the position, level of responsibility, job functions performed, credentials and skills required, etc. Each classification falls into at least one established salary schedule, which takes into account such factors as seniority in position or in similar positions, comparison to similar jobs elsewhere in community, cost of living factors, etc. The Manistee Area Public School Board of Education determines matters related to school employees including pay and benefits.

This report requires listing the Superintendent and employees with salaries over $100,0000.

Superintendent Contract

Section 6 - District Paid Association Dues

Dues and fees paid by our district are limited to professional associations, student associations, or employment associations (labor union dues) on behalf of staff. These memberships provide added opportunities, resources, continuing education, and professional development. These memberships make it possible for our district to conduct business in more efficient ways and result in scholarship opportunities for our students.

List of Association Dues Paid

List of Association Dues 2018-19

List of Association Dues 2017-18

Section 7 - District Paid Lobbying Costs
No school district funds were spent on lobbying services in 2016-2017.
Section 8 - Deficit Elimination Plan
The district does not have a deficit.
Section 9 - District Credit Card Information
Section 10 - Out-of-State Travel Information
There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2016-2017
Section 11 - Procurement of Supplies, Materials and Equipment
Section 12 - Expense Reimbursement Policy