FILE:  BBBE

Cf:  DJD

 

BOARD MEMBER COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES

 

 

The West Carroll Parish School Board shall provide an expense allowance and provide for expense reimbursement for its members in accordance with state law.  School Board members shall receive an expense allowance of $400.00 each month.  School Board members shall also be authorized to receive reimbursement for mileage going to and from meetings as well as reimbursement for actual travel and related expenses outside the jurisdictional boundaries of the School Board while on official School Board business, all in accordance with School Board policy.  For out-of-state travel, School Board members shall secure prior approval of the School Board.

 

Any action increasing the compensation for School Board members shall require a two-thirds (⅔) vote of the total membership.  Before any action is taken, however, the School Board shall advertise the time and place where the meeting is to be held to consider the expense allowance in the official journal of the School Board on at least two (2) separate days during the fifteen (15) days immediately preceding such meeting.

 

The President shall be provided an additional $50.00 monthly expense allowance.  Members of the Executive Committee may also receive the additional per diem per month payment of $50.00, provided however, an executive committee member attending an executive committee meeting and a School Board meeting on the same day shall not receive compensation for the executive committee meeting.

 

Revised:  August, 2003

 

 

Ref:    Constitution of Louisiana, Art. VIII, Sec. 8

La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:56, 17:81

Board minutes, 10-77, 1-5-98

 

West Carroll Parish School Board