Chatham BOE has $32K Raise for Superintendent on June 19 Meeting Agenda; Recision of 2016 Contract for New One

Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa is set to receive a $32,915 raise, according the June 19 BOE agenda Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education has two resolutions on its agenda for its Monday, June 19 meeting that call for a rescission of the superintendent's five-year contract signed in 2016 and a new contract that calls for a $32,915 raise in July.

According to the agenda details (see below), Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa agreed to a five-year contract, beginning July 1, 2016, that provided for an annual salary of $167,500. The first resolution calls for rescission of that contract. The second item approves a new contract for LaSusa, effective July 1, at $200,415. The new contract runs through June 30, 2022.

Action items listed under Personnel in BOE agenda include a raise for the superintendent below.

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Rescission: Contract - Superintendent of Schools RESOLVED:​ With the consent of the Superintendent, the Board of Education rescinds a five year contract of employment for Michael LaSusa, Ed.D., which was effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2021, and provided an annual salary of $167,500.00. (Contract remains on file in the Department of Human Resources).

2. Approval: Contract - Superintendent of Schools RESOLVED: ​Upon approval by the County Executive Superintendent and in accordance with N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-3.1, the Board of Education approves a five year contract of employment for Michael LaSusa, Ed.D., effective July 1, 2017 through 11:59pm on June 30, 2022. Effective July 1, 2017, the 2017 - 2022 contract shall supersede and replace the 2016 - 2021 contract that the Board has rescinded. The Superintendent’s annual salary for school year 2017/2018 is established at $200,415.00 which is inclusive of the salary increment for contract renewal as well as high school salary increment. (Contract on file in the Department of Human Resources).

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