For third time in four years, district administrators to take a pay freeze
COUNCIi ROCh – Administrators in the Council Rock School District will take a pay freeze for the third time in four years, saving the district about A90,000 during the 2012-13 school year.
Under a memorandum of understanding approved by the school board Thursday night, the 43-member Council Rock Administration Association (CRAA) will IRUJR D SDy LnFUHDsH IRU WKH fiUsW KDOI RI WKH 2012-13 fisFDO yHDU.
In exchange for the deferral of salary, CRAA members will receive an additional day of vacation for the 2012-13 school year and the ability to convert the day into a per diem contribution to a tax sheltered annuity.
The current agreement between the Council Rock School District and the CRAA extends until the end of the 2012-13 school year.
The agreement, according to a district press release, is in “recognLWLRn RI ERWK WKH GLIfiFuOW finDncial times we face in our school community and of the extraordinary accommodations that both the Council Rock Education Association and the Council Rock Education Support Professional Association evidenced in the agreements adopted by the board in gune.”
With this approval, said board member gerold Grupp, “All staff and all employees of the district have agreed to terms that are favorable to the district.”
Grupp noted that while Superintendent Mark hlein, business manager Bob Reinhart and human resources director Christine Trioli are not part of the agreement, they have also agreed to similar structures and give backs in increases.
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hlein will defer his salary increment for the 2012-13 school year, according to the same terms as offered by CRAA. According to the terms of his agreement, hlein’s salary increase would have been 1.7 percent. The deferral will make his salary increase .85 percent for 2012-13.