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Mason Public Schools’ Finances Improve

Mason, MI – Through strong leadership from the Board of Education, staff, and faculty, Mason Public Schools is proud to announce the district’s strong state of financial health and stability. Alan Panter, CPA, of Abraham and Gaffney, PC, shared the positive results of the Mason Public Schools financial audit on Monday, October 10 with the Board of Education.
Mr. Panter shared that the audit went well, the district had no audit findings and the result was better than the previous two years. The district’s fund balance is 8.9% as compared to 4.5% last year. In addition, Abraham and Gaffney, PC gave highlights from the audit and gave an Unmodified Opinion. An Unmodified Opinion is the best a district can receive.
Due to sound fiscal management and board participation, the district has operational stability moving forward. Staff received salary raises in the new contracts and Mason Public Schools Superintendent, Ronald Drzewicki, received a highly effective rating and a new three-year contract.
“Our board has worked hard with Superintendent Drzewicki and have had success in keeping the district fiscally strong. We, as a board, are proud of Mason Public Schools both organizationally and programmatically,” said long-time Board of Education member, Becky Brimley.
In December, the Board of Education will be asked to review and pass the 2016-2017 budget revisions. For more information on the district’s finances and budget, please visit the Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Report.

 

Mason Public Schools is committed to academic excellence in a safe environment where students develop critical thinking skills, are empowered to succeed, and are encouraged to serve their community.
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