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Southwest saves $72K by rehiring superintendent
Written by Joe Awad   
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 1:35 PM

The Southwest Local School District will save about $72,250 over five years through a new contract with Superintendent Chris Brown, 50, who took advantage of early retirement, then was rehired by the board at a lower salary.

The board Thursday, July 12, unanimously approved a five-year deal for Brown, who was in year one of a previous five-year agreement.

Brown, who is in retirement until Wednesday, Aug. 1, takes an annual base salary cut of $9,890, dropping from an annual $121,890 to $112,000, said board member Jeff Biddle.

The district also provides Brown with a tax sheltered annuity, which has been cut from $10,300 to $7,500 a year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 1:37 PM