After all ballots were recounted and the 10 day wait for overseas ballots expired, Mr. Rodney Walker was certified as the official winner in the District 3 school board race by the canvassing board today. He won by 104 votes. Congratulations, Mr. Walker!
As a reminder, Okaloosa TIGER has recommended Mr. Rodney Walker in the District 3 school board runoff race in November 4 general election. Follow his Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rodney-Walker/1473983102860442
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Early voting runs from October 20 through November 1 from 9 AM to 7 PM all days. Click here for locations for early voting.
November 4: General Election
Members of the educational support bargaining unit ratified the 2014-17 Master Contract on Thursday, August 21, 2014 by a vote of 565 – 5. Terms of the agreement are effective July 1, 2014 and employees will see the pay increases in their first paycheck of the school year. Twelve-month employees will also receive an additional paper paycheck for the retroactive pay for July. The new 2014-17 Master Contract will be posted here soon.
The time is near for the OCEA & OCESPA Annual Benefits Review and Enrollment. Don’t miss it! The enrollment begins April 14, 2014 and will end April 18, 2014.
Please plan on meeting with the American Fidelity Representative at your school site to review your benefits and the products available to members only through payroll deduction.
Please click on this link to view the enrollment information and schedule.
OCESPA member and Pryor Middle School bookkeeper, Lorin Lewis poses with Supt Mary Beth Jackson and her principal, Jeff Palmer, as she is recognized as the 2014 Okaloosa ESP of the Year. The annual breakfast honoring all ESPY nominees was held March 14 at the Niceville Community Center. Congratulations, Lorin!
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Okaloosa’s educational support personnel ratified the contract addendum and salary schedule on Tuesday by a vote of 636 – 8. Details of the new salary schedules can be found in the links below.
Educational support personnel have overwhelmingly ratified the new salary schedules according to unofficial results. Votes from each worksite will be tallied early Thursday. The school board ratified the agreement Monday evening. The new salaries will be effective as of July 1, 2013 and employees should see the increases in their September paychecks, with a retroactive payment for August (and July, if applicable). Details of the new salary schedules can be found in the links below.