Transparency Reporting

Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting

Introduction: Section 18 (2) of the Public Act 94 of 1979, the State School Aid Act, as amended, requires each school district and intermediate school district to post certain information on its website. The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate to our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

Section 1 – Fiscal Year Budgets

Section 2 – Current Operating and Personnel Expenditures

Section 3 – Current Bargaining Agreements

Section 4 – Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans

Section 5 –Audited Financial Statements

Audited Financial Statements as submitted to the Michigan Department of Education

The Michigan Department of Education collects audited financial statements for all public school districts in Michigan. See their website: Refer to the Office of Audits.

Section 6 –Medical Benefit Plan Bids

Section 7 –Procurement/Expense Reimbursement Information

Section 8 –Employee Compensation Information

Compensation amounts based on reported 2019 W2 wages

Section 9 –District Paid Association Dues

Association dues paid in fiscal year 2018-2019

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA): $275
  • Association of School Business Officials (ASBO): $230
  • American School Counselor Association (ASCA): $388
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development: $383
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA): $608
  • Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education (MAASE): $80
  • Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC): $60
  • Michigan Association for Pupil Transportation (MAPT): $160
  • Michigan Association of School Administrators (MASA): $1,429
  • Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB): $5,544
  • Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP): $3,325
  • Michigan Elementary/Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA): $1,110
  • Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MIAAA): $671
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA): $305
  • Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association (MIVCA): $235
  • Michigan Pupil Accounting & Attendance Association: $85
  • Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO): $885
  • Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA): $770
  • Parent, Teacher, Student Association (PTSA): $9

Section 10 –District Paid Lobbying Costs

In a shared-cost agreement with Clinton County RESA, DeWitt Public Schools paid $690 toward the cost of legislative liaison services in 2018-2019.

Section 11–Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The district has not incurred a deficit, so no plan is required.

Section 12–District Credit Card Information

General Fund MasterCard Credit Card Holders and Limits



x6736 KATIE BENGEL $500


x4617 CARL BRISTLE $2,000

x3002 DEBORAH SMITH $2,000

x6386 JOHN DEITER $2,000

x8663 BRIAN BRANNON $3,500

x9631 ERIC WIEFERICH $4,000


x5026 CATHY GYURICH $5,000

x6504 MICHELLE WILCOX $7,000

x2102 CARMELA OLIVETT $7,500

x0896 LINDA REHA $7,500

x7775 EMILY PALMATIER $7,500

x5875 GEORGE GIBSON $8,000

x2313 BRIAN DOEPKER $10,000

x7939 MICHAEL BRYA $15,000


x7643 JODY MCKEAN $25,000

x2671 SHERRY MCVAY $25,000

x4790 KEITH CRAVOTTA $32,000

x4136 LINDA CROSBY $250,000

Internal Fund MasterCard Credit Card Holders and Limits

x2110 CARMELA OLIVETT $8,000

x5549 EMILY PALMATIER $10,000

x4343 LINDA REHA $15,500

x0293 KEITH CRAVOTTA $39,000

x0366 SHAWNA BOYLE $75,000

Section 13–District Paid Out-Of-State Travel Information

During 2018-19, the District did not incur any out-of-state travel expenses for its administrators

Section 14–Mi School Data Portal

Section 15–Observation / Evaluation Tools