Evans County teachers and school staff will receive a 1.5 percent local supplement in December, a cost of approximately $148,000 to the district. The supplement, calculated on employees’ base salaries, was approved by the Board of Education at a work session meeting last week.
The one-time supplement accompanies a longevity stipend, ranging from $100 – $500 per employee and based on years of experience, already factored into the district budget for FY18. The district budgeted $147,000 for the longevity stipend this year, but the payout is only estimated to cost the system $57,000.
Alison Boatright, executive director of finance, facilities and operations, said Thursday that the total payout for both the supplement and stipend is $205,000.
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