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:

(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.

(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

(2) -- Summary of Expenditures Expressed in Pie Charts

  • N/A

(3) -- Lists of the Collective Bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans, and Audit Reports

(a) DP did not have a collective bargaining agreement in it's 2016-2017 fiscal year.

(b) DP Benefit Summary

(c) DP has not yet had an audit of our financial statements

(4) -- Salary and Benefit of Superintendent and Employees with Salaries Exceeding $100,000

  • DP does not have a superintendent. DP does not have any employees with salaries exceeding $100,000. DP's principal's annual salary is $75,000. 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

  • DP has spent $0 in dues

(6) -- Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services

  • DP has not spent any money on lobbying or lobbying services.

(7) -- The most recent state approved deficit elimination plan.

  • DP 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

  • DP does not have any credit cards.

(9) -- Information on out-of-state travel by district administration

  • DP administration has not traveled out of state on school business or using any school funds.

(10) -- DP is not required to solicit bids for its' benefits plans.

(11) -- DP's procurement policy

(12) -- DP's reimbursement policy

(13) -- DP's 2016-2017 Reimbursed Expenses 

  • N/A

OTHER TRANSPARENCY & REPORTING

  • EMERGENCY DRILLS // An up-to-date log of our required emergency drills is here.
  • SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN // N/A
  • ANNUAL EDUCATION REPORT // N/A
  • OUR CHARTER CONTRACT // See all our information about our contract with Grand Valley State University here.  - coming soon!
  • OUR CONTRACT WITH OUR HR COMPANY // DAA uses an HR company for our payroll/staffing. The contract is here.  - coming soon!
  • OUR ENTIRE BOARD POLICY MANUAL // It is long.   - coming soon!