LA MARQUE, Texas La Marque school district trustees will discuss lowering Superintendent Ecomet Burley s salary at Thursday s board meeting.

Burley is paid $144,422 a year. His contract runs out in June 2014.

Burley s salary ranks 237 highest of more than 1,200 superintendents in the state, according to information from the Texas Education Agency compiled by the Texas Tribune.

The superintendent s contract has been on previous school board agendas. At a July 12 meeting, Trustee Edna Courville requested that the topic be placed on a future agenda.

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