FORT WAYNE (WFFT) -- The Fort Wayne Community School Board of Trustees is moving one step closer to announcing its new superintendent.
The board listened to public comments Monday on the proposed contract for the candidate, which would total over $215,000.
"If you're not willing to pay what the market indicates than I don't serve your community," says Julie Hollingsworth.
Hollingsworth is the FWCS Board President and says the school district superintendent job so important.
This makes the need to get the right candidate, at the right price, so important.
"Dr. Robinson and the next super is the CEO of the largest employer in Allen County," Hollingsworth says.
The contract also includes a $20,000 annuity and the possibility for a "performance bonus."
Robinson says even though the district is the biggest in the state, the candidate won't have the highest salary.
"I'd be more upset with a district that has about 6,000 students that are paying more than we are," Robinson says.