Cf:  BH





No public employee shall solicit or accept, directly or indirectly, anything of economic value as a gift or gratuity from any person or from any officer, director, agent, or employee of such person, if such public employee knows or reasonably should know that such person:


  1. Conducts operations or activities which are regulated by the public employee's agency.

  2. Has substantial economic interests which may be substantially affected by the performance or nonperformance of the public employee's official duty.




The West Carroll Parish School Board may accept and administer any gift or donation that may be made to it for educational or literary purposes.  The School Board as donee shall administer the property entrusted to them in conformity with the directives contained in the act of donation and for that purpose the School Board is vested with all the necessary powers of administration.


It shall be the general policy of the School Board to direct those who desire to make contributions to consider equipment or services that are not likely to be acquired from public fund expenditures.


  1. Equipment contributed to the schools becomes the property of the School Board and is subject to the same controls and regulations that govern the use of other school­ owned property.

  2. Contributions of equipment or services that may involve major costs for installation or maintenance, or initial or continuing financial commitments from school funds shall be presented by the Superintendent's office for School Board consideration and approval.

  3. Individuals or organizations desiring to contribute supplies or equipment will consult with school officials regarding the acceptability of such contributions in advance of the solicitation of funds or the making of budgetary appropriations.

  4. A list of supplies and equipment contributed primarily for school use shall be reported to the School Board by the Superintendent's office at least annually.




School funds shall not be used to provide any form of gift to an employee, and no employee shall accept such gift; except that which is dedicated for that specific purpose.



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:381, 17:382, 17:383, 38:2320, 42:1115


West Carroll Parish School Board