Business Services is responsible for all MIU IV fiscal matters as well as health benefits (medical, dental, vision) and building and grounds. It also manages life and health insurance consortiums. Business Services organizes special projects in response to educational issues and mandates. In the past, it has provided training to school district personnel in asbestos removal, pesticide education and bomb and drug detection. Currently, Bulk/Fleet Fuel, the deregulation of electricity generation for Penn Power customers and GASB 45 actuarial services are at the forefront.
All invoices are approved by the MIU IV Board of Directors before payment is made unless the payment of amount owing under any contact which was previously approved by the Board and by the prompt payment of which MIU IV will receive a discount or other advantage. To assure timely payment, invoices should be received in the business office at least two (2) weeks prior to the regular monthly meeting of the MIU IV Board of Directors.
Pay dates are on the 14th and 29th of the month. If regular payday falls on a holiday or on a weekend, payment is made on the workday immediately preceding the payday. Supplemental or hourly time sheets are due in the Business Office by the 1st and the 15th of each month so they may be processed for payment as part of the 14th or 29th payrolls.
Employee rights under COBRA and HIPAA as well as information on services and benefits provided to employees may be found in the Employee Handbook or by linking to Human Resources.