2014 Relationship With School Attorney

2014 Relationship with School Attorney

The board of education shall choose an attorney to assist it and the administration in dealing with legal issues.

The superintendent and the board president shall have the authority to contact the school’s attorney on behalf of the district. The superintendent may give other members of the administration permission to contact the school’s attorney on an as-needed basis. Individual board members other than the president may not contact the school attorney on behalf of the board without the approval of the board president or a majority of the board. Any board member who contacts the school attorney without board approval may be personally responsible for any legal fees incurred as a result of the unapproved contact.

The superintendent will, to the extent permitted by law, keep the board informed of matters in which the school attorney is involved.

Adopted on: October 8, 2012
Revised on: October 9, 2017
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