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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 operating budget or any subsequent revision to that budget. The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate with our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

The following information is required to be posted on our website:

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 expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed in the following two (2) pie charts which were provided for the general fund of the district by the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI):

(a) A chart of personnel expenditures 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 benefit 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 under subsection (4) for the most recent fiscal year for which it is available.

4. Bids required under section 5 of the public employee health benefits act, 2007 PA 106, MCL 124.75.

5. The district’s written policy governing procurement of supplies, materials, and equipment.

6. 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.

7. 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 school fiscal year.

8. The total salary and a description and cost of each fringe benefit included in the compensation package for the superintendent of the district and for each employee of the district whose salary exceeds $100,000.00.

9. The annual amount spent on dues paid to associations.

10. The annual amount spent on lobbying or lobbying services. As used in this subdivision, “lobbying” means that term as defined in section 5 of 1978 PA 472, MCL 4.415.

11. Any deficit elimination plan or enhanced deficit elimination plan the district was required to submit under this article.

12. Identification of all credit cards maintained by the district as district credit cards, the identity of all individuals authorized to use each of those credit cards, the credit limit on each credit card, and the dollar limit, if any, for each individual’s authorized use of the credit card.

13. Costs incurred for each instance of out-of-state travel by the school administrator of the district that is fully or partially paid for by the district and the details of each of those instances of out-of-state travel, including at least identification of each individual on the trip, destination, and purpose.

Board Approved Budget

2022-23 Final Budget and 2023-24 Original Budget

Personnel Expenditures

Personnel Expenditures 2022-23

Current Operating Expenditures

Operating Expenditures 2022-23

Current Bargaining Agreements

WLEA Agreement 2022-2025

Office Assistants Agreement 2023-26

Paraprofessional Agreement 2023-2026

Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans

MESSA Balance+ Summary of Benefits & Coverage

MESSA ABC Summary of Benefits & Coverage

MESSA LTD Plan Highlights-All Groups

MESSA Group Term Life Plan Highlights-All Groups

Dental Highlights Teacher-Administration

Vision Highlights Teacher-Administration

Dental Highlights Parapro-Office-Personnel-Transportation-Maintenance

Vision Highlights Parapro-Office-Personnel-Transportation-Maintenance

Audited Financial Statements

2022-23 Audited Financial Statements

2021-22 Audited Financial Statements

2020-21 Audited Financial Statements

2019-20 Audited Financial Statements

2018-19 Audited Financial Statements

2017-18 Audited Financial Statements

2016-17 Audited Financial Statements

2015-16 Audited Financial Statements

2014-15 Audited Financial Statements

Medical Benefit Plan Bids

Whitmore Lake Public Schools participates in the Washtenaw County Consortium for employee medical insurance coverage for administrators, qualified non-union personnel and all bargaining groups. No bids have been requested.

Health Plan Purchasing Consortium Agreement



Expense Reimbursement Policy

Expense Reimbursement Policy

Accounts Payable Check Register

Accounts Payable Register 2022-23

Employee Compensation Information

Employee Compensation 2022

District Paid Association Dues

District Paid Association Dues 22-23

District Paid Lobbying Costs

Whitmore Lake Public Schools has no expenses related to district paid lobbying costs

Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

Whitmore Lake Public Schools has not incurred a deficit.

District Credit Card Information

District Credit Card Information 2022-23

District Paid Out-of-State Travel Information

Whitmore Lake Public Schools did not have any out-of-state travel.

MI School Data Portal

Pursuant to the Best Practices Incentives Grant as defined in MCL 388.1622f, the district provides the following link to the MI School Data Portal which provides a dashboard demonstrating the district’s efforts to manage its finances responsibly.

Educator Evaluation Postings and Assurances Documents for District-Use as required by Public Act 173 of 2015

Teacher Evaluation Posting and Assurances Tool 

Teacher-Admin Evaluation Training Plan

Administrator Evaluation Posting and Assurances Tool

Superintendent Evaluation Posting and Assurances Tool

Extended COVID-19 Learning Plan

Extended COVID-19 Learning Plan

End of Year Extended Covid-19 Learning Plan

2021-2022 WLPS Extended COVID-19 Learning Goal Reporting 6.15.22

2022-2023 WLPS Extended COVID-19 Learning Goal Reporting

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

Approved WLPS BOE Preparedness and Response Plan 8.10.2020

Mitigating Learning Loss Presentation

WLPS 98c Board Presentation

98c Learning Loss Plan


Strategic 23g Plan Contact Information

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