Administrative Procedure 429

Relocation Advance

Background

In order to assist teachers in relocating to Fort McMurray, the District may provide interest-free salary advances up to $1,200.00 and/or moving allowance.

Procedures

  1. Relocation Advance
    On receipt of a written application, the Superintendent or designate, may approve requests, in accordance with the following parameters:
    1. The advance shall be available on a one-time.
    2. The advance shall be repaid by deductions from the applicant's pay at a rate of $100.00 per month.
    3. Recipients shall sign a promissory note relative to the monthly repayment or in the instance of resignation termination full repayment taken against outstanding salary entitlement.
  2. Moving Allowance
    The Board may set a moving allowance for teachers on the recommendation of the Superintendent or designate if teacher recruitment pressures warrant it.
    1. The total amount will be set during the budget process.
    2. Teachers who qualify:
      1. Must provide evidence of movement to Fort McMurray within 6 months of contract date in the current year, but no later than September 30.
      2. Request in writing to Assistant Secretary-Treasurer
    3. Teachers will each receive a one-time $500.00 amount.
    4. No further moving allowances will be given once budgeted amount is used up.

Adopted:

September 17, 1990

Amended:

March 11, 2003, June 14, 2005, September 21, 2016

Reaffirmed:

April 23, 2012

Reference:

Section 18, 20, 60, 61, 113, 116 School Act