Baldwinsville, NY – The Baldwinsville school board is refusing to discuss the unusual announcement that the district’s superintendent is looking for a job just days after the board approved a three-year contract extension and a salary boost.
Superintendent Matthew J. McDonald also has refused to discuss or answer questions about his decision to seek a new job days after signing the contract extension.
McDonald got a $15,860 pay raise under the new contract. His salary rose from $175,500 in the last contract to $191,360, a 9 percent increase, according to the district and the contract extension.
The extension also gave McDonald a retroactive pay increase for the year ending June 30, 2020, raising his salary to $185,606. His salary originally was $175,500 for the year ending June 30, 2020, district officials said.
Here are some of the questions Syracuse.com 5/8 The Post-Standard asked the board:
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