2016 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education Generally
Chapter 12 - County Boards of Education
Subchapter 3 - -- Rights and Duties
§ 6-12-316. Salary
(a) (1) Each executive council may determine the salary of the school district coordinator and the allowances for travel, clerical support, office, and other expenses.
(2) The county shall provide office space and other appropriate facilities to the school district coordinator and his or her staff at the county seat free of charge as was previously provided to the county school supervisor and county board of education.
(b) The chair of the executive council may call a meeting in June each year for the consideration of these matters.
(c) All allowances for office expense, travel, and clerical support shall be based upon detailed budgets submitted by the school district coordinator and approved by the executive council.
(d) With the approval of the executive council, the school district coordinator is authorized to hire necessary clerical and other assistants.
(e) The allowances to the school district coordinator and members of the executive council for travel expense, meals, and hotels shall not be in excess of the allowance for state employees.
(f) (1) The expense allowed under this section may be paid from the unapportioned county general school fund to a special fund by the county treasurer or the common fund of the county or any other source.
(2) Payments allowed under this section shall be made only after presentation of invoices, statements, itemized expense accounts, or payroll vouchers signed by the school district coordinator and the chair of the executive council.
(g) If the person employed as the school district coordinator was previously employed in a position that was eligible to participate in the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, the school district coordinator shall be eligible to continue to participate in the system.
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