Public Involvement in School District Negotiations

Now Open: Public Comment Opportunity
Share your thoughts about issues to be addressed in the collective bargaining process 

In 2018, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) will begin Collective Bargaining negotiations with the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA), and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA). The process includes items for discussion such as compensation, employee benefits, health care, and work environment that one or both sides want to address for possible revision. 

The public is invited to comment about issues that will be addressed in collective bargaining. Please offer your comments with this online comment form, or via email, fax, mail, or in person to the district office.

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Attn: Negotiations 2018
148 N. Binkley
Soldotna, Alaska 99669
Fax: 907.262.5867 or email: Negotiations@KPBSD.org  

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Collective Bargaining Agreements

AS 23.40.235. Public Involvement in School District Negotiations
Before beginning bargaining, the school board of a city or borough school district or a regional educational attendance area shall provide opportunities for public comment on the issues to be addressed in the collective bargaining process. Initial proposals, last-best-offer proposals, tentative agreements before ratification, and final agreements reached by the parties are public documents and are subject to inspection and copying under AS 40.25.110 - 40.25.140.

Timeline

February 2018 – Negotiations begin between the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) and both the Kenai Peninsula Education Association (KPEA), and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association (KPESA). The process includes items for negotiation such as compensation, employee benefits, health care, and work environment that one or both sides want to address for possible revision. 

The mission of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is to
empower all learners to positively shape their futures.

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