Transparency Information

Section 18 (2) of the Public Act 94 of 1979, The State School Aid Act, has been amended, which requires each school district and intermediate school district to post certain information on its website within 30 days after a board adopts it annual operating budget or any subsequent revision to that budget. The Annual Budget and Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate to our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

2022-23 Public Budget/Truth in Taxation Hearing - June 13, 2022

Board Approved Budgets

The Hamilton Budget is adopted in June and typically amended in February and May.  An "initial look" budget is developed in April for planning the next fiscal year.  The Budget includes the General Fund and Food Service Fund.

Budget 2022-23
Budget 2021-22 Amended 6-13-22
Budget 2021-22
Budget 2020-21 Amended 6-14-21
Budget 2020-21

Continuity of Learning Plan

Continuity of Learning Plan

Section 98c Plan

Section 98c Learning Loss Plan

Section 98

Bentheim Elementary Section 98

Blue Star Elementary Section 98

Hamilton Elementary Section 98

Sandyview Elementary Section 98

Hamilton Middle School Section 98

This information is provided by the Michigan Department of Education and is based on the information in the Financial Information Database (FID).  The FID data is submitted by the District to the State after each fiscal year audit.

Personnel Expense 2021-22

This information is provided by the Michigan Department of Education and is based on the information in the Financial Information Database (FID).  The FID data is submitted by the District to the State after each fiscal year audit.

Operating Expense 2021-22
 

PROCUREMENT POLICY

Current Procurement Policy

EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT POLICY

Current Expense Reimbursement Policy

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CHECK REGISTER 

2021-2022 Accounts Payable Check Register

The District has two employee groups which are organized or represented by an association or union.  The most recent collective bargaining agreements are provided.

Hamilton Education Association - affiliated with the Michigan Education Association (MEA) and the National Education Association (NEA) (Teachers & Professional Support)

Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teachers

Hamilton Custodial / Maintenance Association - affiliated with the Michigan Education Association (MEA) and the National Education Association (NEA) (Custodians & Building Maintenance) 

Collective Bargaining Agreement with Custodians/Maintenance

The District sponsors Health Care plans for eligible employees.   Eligibility varies by group.

Health Plan Documents

MESSA Choices
SB HSA PPO
SB PPO Plan ASD
MESSA ABC Plan 1

PA 106 Compliance

Marketing Summary

Dental Plan (Administrators, Teachers, Full-time Hourly)

Dental Plan

Long Term Disability (LTD) Plan (Administrators, Teachers, Full-time Hourly)

Administrators, Supervisors
Teachers
Custodians
Eligible Hourly

Vision Plan

Vision Plan

Life Plan Group

Twice Salary     Administrators & Directors
$25,000  Teachers
$25,000 Administrators & Directors
$25,000 Custodians
$25,000 Non-Union Hourly FT Personnel
$10,000 Non-Union Secretaries

The District is required to have its financial statements audited each year by a Certified Public Accounting Firm.  The most recent audited statements are provided.  The Michigan Department of Treasury also provides audited statements at its website:  www.michigan.gov/treasury
 

2021-22 Financial Statements
2020-21 Financial Statements
2019-20 Financial Statements
2018-19 Financial Statements
2017-18 Financial Statements
2016-17 Financial Statements
2015-16 Financial Statements
2014-15 Financial Statements
2013-14 Financial Statements
2012-13  Financial Statements

The District is required to disclose the compensation of the Superintendent and any other employee whose salary is greater than or equal to $100,000.  The employees on the right are expected to have compensation exceeding $100,000 and their contracts or compensation information is provided.

2021 Employee Compensation Information 

The District and some of its Employees are members of various Associations.  These Associations provide a variety of services to the District or its employees.

2020-2021 District Paid Association Dues

The District does not pay for any lobbyist services or reimburse any lobbyist expenses.  From time to time, employees are consulted by State legislators for the impact of proposed legislation on the District.  Occasionally, employees may contact legislators or meet with them on issues vital to the District.  Some of the above Associations employ persons who are in regular contact with Legislators or the Governor.

Hamilton Community Schools did not have paid out of state travel expenses for 2020-2021.

The district has not incurred a deficit.

Hamilton Community Schools In The News

Staff Spotlight: Blue Star Elementary 4th grade teacher, Mrs. Lindsey Handley "My main goal as a teacher is to build really strong relationships with these kids"
Hamilton choir students participate as soloists in MSVMA's District Solo & Ensemble Festival Matthew Beatty, Rayne Colvin, Emily Fitzwilliams, & Samuel Hoffman all qualify for states
Hamilton girls junior varsity basketball team volunteers at Special Olympics Hawkeye players help lead drills, scrimmages, and more at SOMI Inclusion Center
Hamilton Elementary LINKS come together to learn more about Autism Student leaders share experiences, strengths, weakness, and questions with one another