Notice of Public Hearing on 

Proposed Superintendent Addendum to Teacher Contract

The Board of School Trustees of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District will convene a Public Hearing on May 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District Administration Office located at 805 East Harrison Street, Bluffton, Indiana 46714. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to comply with IC 20-26-5-4.3 which requires that at least seven (7) days before a contract for employment is entered into by a Governing Board and a School Superintendent, the Governing Board shall hold a Public Hearing on proposed contract at which public comment is heard. The Proposed Superintendent Addendum to Teacher

Contract will be available for review 48 hours prior to the Public Hearing on the School Corporation website www.bhmsd.org. The Proposed Superintendent Addendum to Teacher Contract will provide for the following:

A. A three-year contract from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022.

B. An annual salary of at least One Hundred Twenty-Two Thousand ($122,000) Dollars between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2022. Salary considerations for future years of the contract will be calculated at a 3% base salary increase.

C. The Board shall pay the required payroll taxes for the Superintendent at 7.65% ($9,333.00).

D. Retention Incentive Pay of Ten Thousand ($10,000) Dollars based on continued employment of the Superintendent through July 1, 2024.

E. Benefits, including Health Insurance ($24,612.00), Long-Term Disability Insurance ($597.80), Term Life Insurance ($264.00), and qualifies for Holiday, Vacation, Paid Time Off and Bereavement Days.

F. The Board shall make any contributions to the Indiana Public Retirement System that would otherwise be required to be paid by the Superintendent ($12,810.00).

G. The Board shall make contributions into the Superintendent’s 401(a) plan account an amount equal to 6.0% of the Superintendent’s base salary ($7,320.00).

H. The Board shall reimburse the Superintendent for the business use of the Administrator’s personal cell phone at the rate of Fifty ($50) Dollars per pay.

After the Public Hearing, the Board of School Trustees will consider the Proposed Addendum to Teacher Contract for the Superintendent as an Agenda item for consideration at the May 13, 2019, Board meeting at the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District Administration Office located at 805 East Harrison Street, Bluffton, Indiana 46714 at 6:00 p.m.

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