Transparency Reporting

Budget and Compensation Transparency Reporting



Section 2 – Current Operating and Personnel Expenditures

The Center for Educational Performance and Information compiles this data for all public school districts in the State of Michigan. See their web site:



Section 4 – Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans

Premiums are funded per the terms of each group's prevailing employment contract.

Insurance Plan Teachers                        Administrators Support Staff
Medical/Prescription BCBSM BCBSM BCBSM
Vision Messa VSP 3+ Messa VSP 3+ N/A


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: . Refer to the Office of Audits.


Section 6 - Medical Benefit Plan Bids


Section 7 - Procurement/Expense Reimbursement Information


Section 8 – Employee Compensation Information

Superintendent and other employees with 2016 W-2 wages greater than $100,000.


Salary: $95,206
Insurances: $2,887
Retirement/FICA: $30,797

Total Compensation: $128,890 


Section 9 – District Paid Association Dues

Association dues paid in fiscal year 2016-2017 

 Central Michigan Athletic Conference: $800 
 Michigan Association of Pupil Transportation: $279
 Michigan Association of School Administrators: $960
 Michigan Association of School Boards: $2,058
 Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals: $805
 Michigan Institute of Educational Management: $260
 Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Assn.: $145
 Michigan School Band/Orchestra Association: $550
 Michigan School Business Officials: $139
 Michigan School Counselor Association: $65
 MIDeal - State of Michigan Purchasing Collaborative: $180
 School Equity Caucus: $544
 Quizbowl/MMAL: $250
 Regional Educational Media Center Association: $2358


Section 10 – District Paid Lobbying Costs

In a shared-cost agreement with Clinton County RESA, Pewamo-Westphalia Community Schools paid $600 toward the cost of legislative liaison services in 2016-2017.


Section 11 – Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

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


Section 12 - District Credit Card Information

Card Holder, Limit
Superintendent: $3,000
Business Manager: $5,000
Administrative Asst.: $5,000
Maintenance Director: $10,000
Operations Director: $5,000
Tech Coach: $9,000
Elementary Principal: $2,000
Elementary Secretary: $3,000
HS Asst. Principal: $20,000
HS Secretary: $3,000
Band Boosters: $3,000
Transportation Dept. Gas Cards: $13,400


Section 13 - District Paid Out-of-State Travel Information

In 2016-2017, the district did not fund out-of-state travel for its administrators. 


Section 14 - Mi School Data Portal


Section 15 - Observation / Evaluation Tools

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 Budget & Compensation Transparency Report is an opportunity to communicate to our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.