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School Board OKs employee agreements

The Bemidji School Board approved the terms and conditions of employment for two employee groups Monday afternoon.

An increase in hourly pay for 2009-2011 was approved for non-licensed staff.

The 2.6 percent increase in wages is based on the Minnesota School Board Association costing model.

The board approved a 1.4 percent increase for 2009-10 and .5 percent increase for 2010-11 in salary for the support services group.

The estimated cost for this group is $33,164 for a two-year settlement of 2.6 percent increase based on the MSBA costing model.