The Natchitoches Parish School Board went into executive session before it adjourned Thursday evening, Jan. 18. The agenda item up for discussion was a Superintendent review and a review of the contract extension and compensation.
Other agenda items included:
- Receive update on the Public Retirement Systems Actuarial Committee new recommended employer contribution rates.
- Teachers’ Retirement will increase from 26.6% to 26.7%
- Louisiana School Employees Retirement System will increase from 27.6% to 28%
- While these increased aren’t as large as what was originally proposed, it will still impact the NPSB budget-wise.
“This is a direct impingement in our budget that we have no control over,” said Board member Mike Hilton.
An agenda item to discuss the framework for the reorganization of schools per grades for next year was tabled until February’s meeting, as well as the final vote on increasing the superintendent salary and extending Superintendent Dale Skinner’s contract for 2 years.