Urbana school board approves raises for non-union employees and administrators
URBANA — Urbana school district non-union employees and administrators will be getting a pay raise on July 1.
The Urbana school board voted 7-0 on Tuesday to approve a 3.1 percent pay increase for non-union support staff, clerical staff, maintenance and custodial staff and administrators for the 2014-15 school year.
The pay raises will affect 100 people, according to Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Gayle Jeffries.
Superintendent Don Owen said the pay hike matched a 3.1 percent increase for union employees that was negotiated two years ago. The three-year agreement with the Urbana Education Association will expire at the end of the 2014-15 school year.
In other business:
The board voted 7-0 to appoint school board member Brenda Carter as its representative on the divisional governing board of the Illinois Association of School Boards.
A group of elementary students presented their artwork to the school board on Tuesday night. The art will be displayed at the district’s central office for one year.
The board then viewed a video highlighting the district’s fine arts program produced by the fine arts teachers.