Board of Ed. Thanks Employees
The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution expressing thanks to its employees for their part in helping the District eliminate its deficit.
The resolution, passed by the Board at their March 20, 2017 meeting, acknowledges that, as part of a deficit reduction plan, all APS employees - including all administrators, custodial, maintenance, cafeteria, instructional support, bus drivers and non-unionized workers - took 10% wage cuts during the 2013-14 school year. In the resolution, the Board also notes the significant impact the wage cuts made to employees and their families, many of whom had to make major changes to their financial lives yet continued to serve the students of APS in a "thoroughly professional manner."
Michigan Department of Education officially notified Alpena Public Schools that it had successfully eliminated the deficit fund balance on December 20, 2016.