Santa Cruz City Schools | BB 9250 Board Bylaws
Remuneration, Reimbursement And Other Benefits
Reimbursement of Expenses
Governing Board members may be reimbursed for traveling expenses incurred when authorized in advance by the Board. (Education Code 35044)
(cf. 9240 - Board Development)
The rate of reimbursement shall be the same rate specified for district personnel.
(cf. 3350 - Travel Expenses)
Board members may use district-issued credit cards while on official district business. Under no circumstances may personal expenses be charged on district credit cards.
Health and Welfare Benefits
Board members may participate in the health and welfare benefits program provided for district employees.
Health and welfare benefits for Board members shall be no greater than that received by district's nonsafety employees with the most generous schedule of benefits. (Government Code 53208.5)
(cf. 4154/4254/4354 - Health and Welfare Benefits)
The district shall pay the cost of all premiums required for Board members electing to participate in the district health and welfare benefits program to the same extent that the district pays premiums for district staff in accordance with Government Code 53208.5.
Only if a Board Member chooses not to accept health and welfare benefits, the Board member may, though is not required to, choose to accept monthly compensation of no more than $240 per month. The choice for the year will be communicated to the Superintendent by the first Board meeting of the year in December. If a member does not attend all Board meetings during the month, he/she may receive only a percentage of the monthly compensation equal to the percentage of meetings attended unless otherwise authorized by the Board in accordance with law. Members may be paid for meetings missed when the Board, by resolution, finds that they were performing designated duties of the district at the time of the meeting. Any Board member may designate his/her stipend to be transferred to a special account, and to specify its use for the district.
1090 Compensation for members and mileage allowance
35012 Board members; number, election and term
35044 Payment of traveling expenses of representatives of board
35120 Compensation (services as member of governing board)
35172 Promotional activities
44038 Cash deposits for transportation purchased on credit
20322 Elective officers; election to become member
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 26
403(b) Tax-sheltered annuities
Thorning v. Hollister School District, (1992) 11 Cal.App.4th 1598
Board of Education of the Palo Alto Unified School District v. Superior Court of Santa Clara County, (1979) 93 Cal.App.3d 578
ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS
83 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 124 (2000)
Public Employees' Retirement System: http://www.calpers.ca.gov
Bylaw SANTA CRUZ CITY SCHOOLS
adopted: February 23, 2011 Soquel, California