School District Thanks, Honors Two for Long Service
Phys Ed and Coach Gallagher Gave 50-plus years; Board Secretary Susan Baker gave three decades
Last updated 4/30/2021 at 11:31am
The Hollidaysburg Area School District Board of Directors virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting meeting was held April 14 at 7 p.m.
A business report by Susan Baker was given in regard to the district payroll. Teachers salaries account for 69 percent of the district payroll. There is $23 million of the the budget in salaries. A large number of retirements last year helped to hold the cost of salaries down. Salaries, substitutes, early retirements, and opt-out medical incentives all affected payroll. There is a $16.2 million benefits cost. The district has a "high" deductible for employe...