LIVERMORE FALLS — The Regional School Unit 73 board approved a new three-year contract with bus drivers and custodians and adopted a new policy governing use of district schools. The actions were taken last week.

Superintendent Kenneth Healey said the contract, which covers at least 40 employees, includes a 0.75 percent salary increase, retroactive from July 1, 2014,  until July 1, 2015; a 1 percent increase from July 1, 2015, through July 1, 2016; and a 1.5 percent increase from July 1, 2016, through July 1, 2017.

In addition, part-time employees will receive one week of vacation after at least one year, and full-time employees will receive 10 days vacation after three years, 15 days vacation after nine years, and 20 days after completing 20 years with the district.

The board also approved a policy on use of school facilities by for-profit groups. It calls for: classroom use, $25 an hour, $50 minimum; cafeteria, gym or library use, $50 an hour, two-hour minimum; athletic fields, $60 per hour daytime and $140 per hour nighttime with lights.

He said nonprofits are charged only for custodial services.

Two regular users are grandfathered: Jan Gill who teaches music lessons, and Weight Watchers.

Those wishing to use part of a school building must contact maintenance director Ken Vining or the building’s administrator.

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or login first for digital access. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.

filed under: