BP 2710 Conflict of Interest - Board Policies, Chapter 2 Board of Trustees

  • Reference: Government Code Sections 1090, et seq.; 1126; 87200, et seq.; Title 2, Sections 18730 et seq.
  • Board Approved: 04/13/05
  • Amended: 02/22/06, 03/05/08, 05/06/09, 09/14/16

Board members and employees shall not be financially interested in any contract made by them in their official capacity, or in any body or board of which they are members.

A Board member shall not be considered to be financially interested in a contract if his or her interest is limited to those interests defined as remote under Government Code Section 1091 or is limited to interests defined by Government Code Section 1091.5.

A Board member who has a remote interest in any contract considered by the Board shall disclose his or her interest during a Board meeting and have the disclosure noted in the official Board minutes. The Board member shall not vote or debate on the matter or attempt to influence any other Board member to enter into the contract.

A Board member shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, in conflict with or inimical to his or her duties as an officer of the district.

In compliance with law and regulation, the President/Superintendent shall establish administrative procedures to provide for disclosure of assets of income of Board members who may be affected by their official actions, and prevent members from making or participating in the making of Board decisions which may foreseeably have a material effect on their financial interest.

Board members shall file statements of economic interest with the filing officer identified by the administrative procedures.