North Mercer Board of Education approves contracts, salary increases

North Mercer Board of Education accepts four resignations, adds baseball for 2017

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved contracts to the non-certified staff at its meeting Thursday evening.

All current non-certified staff will receive a three point two percent salary increase, which is the same as all certified staff. The board also approved the supplemental pay schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. Slight increases were made due to the increase in base salary.

Kirk Ellis and Ben Fisher took the oath of office for their three-year terms on the board of education. The board elected Tracy Meinecke as president, Jennifer Wilson as vice president, and Julie Graham as secretary/treasurer. Chris Main was recognized for his six years of service on the board, he was presented a plaque.

The board reviewed open record laws, organization, philosophy, and goals of the board as well as the code of conduct policies. The board set the Missouri State High School Activities Association dead period from June 30th to July 8th.

The senior class presented the itinerary for its trip to Daytona Beach, Florida April 29th through May 3rd.

It was noted 11 staff members will receive years of service recognition during the awards ceremony on May 17. Nine of the 11 have been with the district for a minimum of 20 years.