Mosely signs contract for Dougherty County superintendent position

Published 3:58 pm Monday, June 9, 2014



Decatur County Commissioner Butch Mosely signed his official contract for the position of Dougherty County School System superintendent Wednesday, May 28.

The contract agrees to a three-year term beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2017, in which Mosely will be the chief executive officer of the Dougherty County Board of Education and “perform the duties of Superintendent in accordance with the general laws of the State of Georgia pertaining to Superintendent of Schools, acts of the General Assembly relating to the Dougherty County School System, and the Dougherty County School Board of Policies,” according to the contract.

Mosely’s contract also agrees to an annual base salary of $225,000. Additionally, he will be provided an annuity amount of $1,000 per month for the life of the contract and be paid $1,000 per month for travel expenses.

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The Dougherty County Board of Education will meet and evaluate once a year on the performance of Mosely as superintendent. All evaluations will be permanently attached to Mosely’s personnel file, according to the contract.

The contract does not include a residency clause.

Mosely was named Dougherty County superintendent Monday, April 7, with a 5-2 vote from the county’s school board.

A resident of Climax, he has served as the interim superintendent since January 2013, taking over for former superintendent Joshua Murfree.

Take a look at Butch Mosely’s contract here.