School pay frozen for some, upped for others
JANESVILLE--The Janesville School Board voted 6-3 Tuesday to freeze pay for administrators this year but to give a flat dollar increase of $690 to 53 other non-union employees.
The same vote allowed $10,000 for bonuses to certain principals and other administrators for superior performance.
About 109 employees are not in unions. Some are administrators. Superintendent Karen Schulte had proposed a 3 percent increase in spending on pay for this group but met with resistance from the board at an earlier meeting.
Schulte proposed smaller increases in advance of this meeting, and she got part of what she asked for.
Schulte had asked for a $690 increase for all administrators at the end of the year if the budget contained enough surplus. The board rejected that recommendation.
The increases for the 53 non-administrators add up to $36,570.
Voting against the expenditures were DuWayne Severson, Bill Sodemann and Kevin Murray.
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