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RESOLUTION 9-20-2016 - Exploration of Staff Retention Bonus

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
OF

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1
Exploration of Staff Retention Bonus

 

WHEREAS, the Douglas County School District values retaining staff to avoid the loss of key skills; and

WHEREAS, the Douglas County School District values retaining staff to avoid the loss of institutional knowledge; and

WHEREAS, the Douglas County School District seeks to minimize turnover costs by retaining staff; and

WHEREAS, the Douglas County School District seeks to find a long term solution to making salaries more in line with comparable districts; and

WHEREAS, the Douglas County Board of Education seeks to award a one-time retention bonus to all staff as a symbol of appreciation and a gesture of a good faith commitment that a long term solution to equitable pay will be sought;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Board demands the following:

1.  that staff will explore viable options for a retention bonus and report them to the Board of Education by January 17, 2017; and

2.   that this work shall include a diverse representation of all employee groups.

APPROVED this 20th day of September, 2016, by a vote of 6-0.

 

DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1
BOARD OF EDUCATION
By: Meghann Silverthorn, President

 

ATTEST:
By: Nona Eichelberger
      Secretary, Board of Education