2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Petersburg Executive Leadership Recruitment Incentives

Item 138 #4s

Item 138 #4s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2017 $350,000 FY2018 $350,000 GF

Page 106, line 5, strike "$27,391,970" and insert "$27,741,970".
Page 106, line 5, strike "$28,091,970" and insert "$28,441,970".

Page 111, after line 11, insert:

"Y. Out of this appropriation, $350,000 the first year and $350,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for executive leadership incentives in the Petersburg City Public Schools to strengthen the impact of division and school level executive leadership on student achievement in the school division.  Such incentives may include, but not be limited to, supplements to locally funded salaries, deferred salary compensation, bonuses, housing and commuting supplements, and professional development supplements.  The Department of Education shall provide such executive management incentive payments directly to the Petersburg City Public Schools accounts pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding entered into between the Board of Education and the Petersburg City School Board.  Such Agreement shall be approved by both parties by July 1, 2016, shall cover no less than both years of the biennium, and may be amended with the consent of both parties.  Such Agreement shall include operational and student achievement metrics and include provisions for the achievement of such metrics as a condition of payment of the incentive funds by the Department of Education.  The Department of Education shall provide updates on implementation of the Agreement to the Senate Finance Committee.".


(This amendment provides up to $350,000 each year to help recruit executive leadership to Petersburg Schools if certain conditions are met.)