Budget Transparency

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 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

Planned Use Of Funds UPDATED 9/26/22 (ESSER)

Engagement Percentage Report

Year End 2021-2022 Benchmark Assessment Report

98b GOAL SUBMISSION REPORT

Fall 2022-2023 Benchmark Assessment Report

Open Bids 

NONE

Closed Bids 

RETURN TO LEARN PLAN

Academy Budgets

Special Fund Budgets

Expenditure Reports

AUDIT REPORT 2021-2022

Annual Education Reports

Other School Operating Information

Collective Bargaining Agreement: Neither the PSA nor its Educational Service Provider is party to a collective bargaining agreement.

Health Care Benefits Plan: Not applicable – the PSA has no employees. School staff are employees of the Educational Service Provider 

Medical Benefits Plan Bids- We do not request bids 

Food Service Wellness Plan

Deficit Elimination Plan: The PSA has not incurred a deficit and is not subject to a Deficit Elimination Plan.

Credit Cards Maintained by the District: The PSA does not issue credit cards.

PROCUREMENT POLICY AND PROCEDURES

BOARD REIMBURSEMENT POLICY

BOARD BYLAWS AND POLICIES

District Paid Association Dues-

  • 2017-2018 $1185 MAPSA Membership
  • 2018-2019 $1790 MAPSA Membership
  • 2019-2020 $1924 MAPSA Membership 
  • 2020-2021 $1928 MAPSA Membership 

District Paid Lobbying Costs-

There were no district paid lobbying costs for 2021-2022

Out-of-State Travel Information- There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2021-2022

EDUCATOR EVALUATION (TEACHER/LEADER) ASSURANCE

ADDITIONAL TRANSPARENCY INFORMATION

ESL & Title III Handbook

2022-2023 Completed Fire, Tornado, and Shelter Drills

Charter Contract, Services Agreement, & Lease (2021)

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Pursuant to The Freedom of Information Act  (Act 442 of the Public Acts of 1976) all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding affairs of government and the official acts of those who represent them as public officials and public employees so that they may fully participate in the democratic process.
FOIA REQUEST: please submit FOIA requests in writing. FOIA requests may be mailed to the following address:

FOIA Coordinator

KEYS Grace Academy

27321 Hampden St.

Madison Heights, MI 48071

An individual or entity may also email a request to FOIA coordinator, Dr. Najor, at zena.najor@keysacademies.com

For more information, please visit the Michigan Department of Education: FOIA Information

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