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Conflict of Interest Code

The district's conflict of interest code shall comprise the terms of the 2 CCR 18730 and any amendments to it adopted by the Fair Political Practices Commission (see Exhibit 9270). The designated positions disclosure categories below are incorporated by reference in the district's Conflict of Interest Code.

Governing Board members and designated employees shall file a Statement of Economic Interest/Form 700 in accordance with the disclosure categories listed. The Statement of Economic Interest shall be filed with the district's filing officer and/or, if so required, with the district's code reviewing body. The district's filing officer shall make the statements available for public review and inspection.

Disclosure Categories

Category 1: A person designated Category 1 shall disclose:

a. Interests in real property located entirely or partly within district boundaries, or within two miles of district boundaries, or of any land owned or used by the district.

b. Investments or business positions in or income from sources which are engaged in the acquisition or disposal of real property with the district, are contractors or subcontractors which are or have been within the past two years engaged in work or services of the type used by the district, or manufacture or sell supplies, books, machinery, or equipment of the type used by the district.

Category 2: A person designated Category 2 shall disclose:

a. Investments or business positions in or income from sources which are contractors or subcontractors engaged in work or services of the type used by the department which the designated person manages or directs.

b. Investments or business positions in or income from sources which manufacture or sell supplies, books, machinery, or equipment of the type used by the department which the designated person managers or directs. For the purposes of this category, a principal's department is her/her entire school.

Designated Positions and Disclosure Category

Category 1

Governing Board

Superintendent

Chief Business Officer

Category 2

Principal

Assistant Principal

Director of Student Services

Director of Technology

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Director of Bond Projects

Supervisor of Maintenance, Operations and Transportation

Category 3: Consultants

Consultants are designated employees who must disclose financial interests as determined on a case-by-case basis by the Superintendent or Chief Business Officer. The Superintendent or Chief Business Officer's written determination shall include a description of the consultant's duties and a statement of the extent of disclosure requirements based upon that description. All such determinations are public records and shall be retained for public inspection along with this Conflict of Interest Code.

A consultant is an individual who, pursuant to a contract with the district, makes governmental decisions whether to: (2 CCR 18700.3)

a. Approve a rate, rule or regulation

b. Adopt or enforce a law

c. Issue, deny, suspend or revoke a permit, license, application, certificate, approval, order, or similar authorization or entitlement

d. Authorize the district to enter into, modify or renew a contract that requires district approval

e. Grant district approval to a contract that requires district approval and in which the district is a party or to the specifications for such a contract

f. Grant district approval to a plan, design, report, study, or similar item

g. Adopt or grant district approval of district policies, standards or guidelines

A consultant is also an individual who, pursuant to a contract with the district, serves in a staff capacity with the district and in that capacity participates in making a governmental decision as defined in 2 CCR 18704, subsections (a) and (b), or performs the same or substantially all the same duties for the district that would otherwise be performed by an individual holding a position specified in the district's conflict of interest code. (2 CCR 18700.3)

Regulation LAS LOMITAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: December 9, 1998 Menlo Park, California

(as AR 7600)

reviewed: August 2000

reviewed: August 2004

revised: September 8, 2004

revised: May 17, 2006 (number changed to AR 9270)

reviewed: August 9, 2006

reviewed: September 19, 2008

revised: August 30, 2012

reviewed: June 12, 2013

revised: September 14, 2016