(A)   (1)   The Township Board shall establish an equitable compensation system for township employees.
      (2)   The Board shall determine a pay range for all township positions.
      (3)   The township shall use a compensation system that will determine the value of all jobs based on the skills, knowledge and behaviors required.
      (4)   The system will be designed to maintain control over compensation costs and to be objective and non-discriminatory in application and practice.
   (B)   Each employee shall be entitled to the annual salary or hourly wage determined by the Township Board and as appropriated in the township budget.
(Board and Administrative Policies Manual, § 5.12)