The Transylvania Times -

School System May Need More Money For Insurance

 

March 8, 2018



The Transylvania County School system could need an additional $50,000 in local funding to cover projected increases in retirement and health insurance for the 2018-19 school year.

In discussing the 2018-19 budget at the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, Norris Barger, director of business services and plant operations, said the state has increased its retirement contribution to 18.44 percent and health insurance has increased to $6,045 per eligible employee.

“No school system in North Carolina can operate on just the state funded positions,” said Superin...



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