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Dougherty Co. Schools approve Mosely's extension to 2014

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Dr. David Mosely, Dougherty County School System Interim Superintendent Dr. David Mosely, Dougherty County School System Interim Superintendent
Tommy Coleman, Dougherty County School Board Attorney Tommy Coleman, Dougherty County School Board Attorney
Dr. David Mosely, Dougherty County School System Interim Superintendent at Friday's meeting Dr. David Mosely, Dougherty County School System Interim Superintendent at Friday's meeting
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The Dougherty County School Board today officially extended the interim superintendent's contract until June 2014. 

Dr. David Mosely will continue to make $175,000 a year, even though he is now considered a part-time employee.

The board has been searching for a permanent superintendent since Dr. David Mosely took the interim position.   Thursday, the state school board approved a waiver to a new state law that prevents retirees from collecting their retirement benefits if they go back to work for the state at full-time.  Now, Mosely will work part-time  so he won't have to give up his retirement pay. 

Under the agreement, the board will be legally bound to pay Mosely's existing salary as a 49% employee until June 30th. 

"A salaried employee is required to do what eve he's required to do in whatever time period he has to do it, so I don't expect any diminishing of effort or anything like that by the superintendent," said Tommy Coleman, Dougherty County School Board Attorney.

In addition to his $175,000 salary, Mosely will continue to collect his $153,000 dollar annual retirement pay.  

Some board members voiced concerns about hiring the Georgia School Board Association to assist the county with a replacement if Mosely was slated to stay until the end of June.  They asked if Mosely could instead be placed as a month-to-month employee, but agreed not to hire a new superintendent before June 1st. 

The school board will soon begin a search for a full-time replacement to take over from Mosely in June.

 

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