ACSD Board of Directors begins Master Contract negotiations at special session

The Allamakee Community School District Board of Directors met in special session Tuesday, March 8 to begin negotiations on the Master Contract for the 2016-2017 school year with representatives of the Allamakee Community Education Association. Spokesperson Jed Hemann presented the Association’s proposal, which called for an $895 increase in the base salary and normal step movement that results in a total package increase of 4.21%.
ACSD Superintendent Dave Herold presented the District’s package proposal, which included a $495 base increase and normal step movement for a total package increase of 2.94%. Following those proposals, the Board then went into closed session with other members of the ACSD Negotiation Team to continue discussion over the negotiation process.