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BOARD MEMBER COMPENSATION AND EXPENSES

 

 

The Natchitoches 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 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.

 

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 entitled to receive one additional per diem allowance in his/her capacity as President.  Members of the Executive Committee may also receive one additional per diem per month, 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.

 

MEMBERS' ABSENCE AT MEETINGS

 

A member who does not attend regular or special meetings, including committee meetings, of the School Board may be required to forfeit up to one-third () of his/her expense allowance for each nonattendance without reasonable excuse, the amount of said forfeiture to be determined by the School Board.

 

The Executive Committee of the School Board shall establish legitimate excuses from all meetings.

 

Revised:  August, 2003

Revised:  February, 2007

Revised:  August, 2004

Revised:  April, 2011

Revised:  January, 2006

 

 

 

Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:56, 17:81

Board minutes, 11-10-05, 1-18-07, 11-4-10

 

Natchitoches Parish School Board