Belle writes: WINA is reporting that the City Schools’ Interim Superintendent has been hired on a two-year contract. Previously, he had declined to comment on his interest in moving past his interim role. The School Board’s search for a new superintendent failed last year. (cvillenews.com links 1, 2, 3).
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The Progress article (8/20/02) on Hutchinson is here.
And in other, related news, WINA is reporting that Albemarle has extended the term of its superintendent, Kevin Castner, through 2006.
"Just one vowel away from girls, girls, girls."
WINA is reporting that at-large School Board Member Cary Grant is hoppin’ mad at the way Castner’s contract was extended.
Here is a clip from Grant’s report on the meeting which authorized the contract extension:
THE SCHOOL BOARD HELD AN HOUR-LONG CLOSED MEETING to discuss the
Following the Closed Meeting, the Board:
* voted 4-2 (Ward, McKeel, Koleszar, and Walker voting yes; Boyd and
Moynihan voting no) to approve a new four-year contract (2002-2006) for
Superintendent Kevin Castner.
According to a media release from the Albemarle County School Board
Superintendent Castner’s new contract represents a 12.3% increase in
salary and benefits for the 2002-2003 school year.
The revised contract includes, in part:
* an extension of two years to June 30, 2006;
* an annual base salary of $121,861 for the fiscal year July 1, 2002
through June 30, 2003;
* an increase of $1,600 in the annual car allowance (moving it from
to $9,600 per calendar year);
* an increase in the yearly annuity payment to a dollar amount equal to
of annual salary rather than the current 7% of annual salary (the
in the annuity payment for 2002-2003 is $3,655 and will set this year’s
annuity payment at $12,186);
* a $500,000 term life insurance policy at a cost not to exceed $1,060
* 25 days of annual leave per calendar year exclusive of legal
* an annual payment of not more than $600 toward the costs of a health
fitness facility of the Superintendent’s choosing;
* a Supplemental Early Retirement Income Plan (SERIP) with a maximum
benefits term of 8.5 years, beginning on the date of retirement as
Superintendent. (As currently configured, the Superintendent’s SERIP is
calculated to provide an additional financial benefit of just over
in income, medical coverage, and FICA contributions with a July 1, 2006
start date through the timeframe of the plan.)
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