The EPISD Board of Trustees discussed the Superintendent’s annual compensation plan recommendation for 2019/2020 to include salary and wage structures, stipends, benefits, incentives, salary schedules,and salary increases during their meeting held on August 12.
Deputy Superintendent for Business & Finance Ismael Mijares presented the Board with information regarding a proposed salary increase and different scenarios on how to implement it.
The Eagle Pass Independent School District Board of Trustees went into executive session to discuss the different options.
Once back in open session the EPISD voted in favor of increasing Teachers salaries by 6.1 % for educators with 5 years or more in the EPISD and 5.1 % for all other qualified employees. Starting teacher pay will increase from $ 45,000 to $ 48,000.
Eagle Pass Superintendent Ismael Mijares held a Press Conference on Wednesday August 14 to announce the new salary increases for EPISD employees and also announce a decrease in the Ad Valorem Tax Rate.