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Oakdale Jt. USD |  BP  3320  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Claims And Actions Against The District   

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Any and all claims for money or damages against the district shall be presented to and acted upon in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation.

Compliance with this policy and accompanying administrative regulation is a prerequisite to any court action, unless the claim is governed by statutes or regulations which expressly free the claimant from the obligation to comply with district policies and procedures and the claims procedures set forth in the Government Code.

The Board of Education delegates to the Superintendent the authority to allow, compromise or settle claims of $50,000 or less. (Government Code 935.4)

This policy is intended to apply retroactively to any existing causes of action and/or claims for money and/or damages.

Roster of Public Agencies

The Superintendent or designee shall file the information required for the Roster of Public Agencies with the Secretary of State and the County Clerk. Any changes to such information shall be filed within 10 days after the change in facts. (Government Code 53051)

This information shall include the name of the school district, the mailing address of the Board, and the names and addresses of the Board presiding officer, the Board clerk or secretary and other members of the Board. (Government Code 53051)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35200 Liability for debts and contracts

35202 Claims against districts; applicability of Government Code

GOVERNMENT CODE

800 Cost in civil actions

810-996.6 Claims and actions against public entities

53051 Information filed with secretary of state and county clerk

PENAL CODE

72 Fraudulent claims

COURT DECISIONS

CSEA v. Azusa Unified School District, (1984) 152 Cal.App.3d 580

Policy OAKDALE JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: May 11, 2009 Oakdale, California