Board OKs pay raise for bus drivers, monitors

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Longview ISD trustees approved increasing pay for bus drivers and monitors during a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 24th.

Board OKs pay raise for bus drivers, monitors

Wed Feb 24, 2021

Longview ISD trustees approved increasing pay for bus drivers and monitors during a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 24th.

Dr-James-HockenberryDr. James Hockenberry, Assistant Superintendent of District Services said the measure is necessary to keep the district competitive with current market value, "and an important part in maintaining Longview ISD's place as a destination district for the area."

Minimum pay for regular bus drivers will increase from $18.75 to $19.50 hourly, while the minimum rate for substitute bus drivers increases from $15 to $17 hourly.

Bus monitors’ minimum pay was increased from $11.50 to $15 hourly, while midpoint pay went from $14 to $17.50 hourly and maximum pay increased from $16.50 to $20 per hour. Substitute bus monitors now will make $12 per hour compared with $9.05 previously.

For more information about the Pay Scale at Longview ISD please click here
 

In other business...

During the course of the meeting, the LISD Board of Trustees also: approved a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute and deliver a letter confirming that Longview ISD has no objection to the designation of a Foreign-Trade Zone as part of the economic development incentive package negotiated by the Longview Economic Development Corporation; approved the purchase of a centralized enrollment system to serve the LISD magnet campuses and the additional schools of choice; approved Time Use Tracker for the Feb. 8th Regular Meeting; and approved Minutes from the Feb. 8th Regular Meeting.
 

For more info

Trustees usually meet in the boardroom of the LISD Education Support Center (1301 E. Young Street), but often set special-called meetings at various locations around the district.

The next regular meeting is tentatively scheduled for 6 p.m. March 22nd, 2021.

Due to public health protocols currently in place, anyone wishing to attend the meeting in person must abide by COVID-19 guidelines, as only limited seating capacity is available. The meeting will be streamed online at LISD.org/BoardroomLive.

For more information about the Longview ISD Board of Trustees please click here