BCC(LOCAL) - BOARD INTERNAL ORGANIZATION: ATTORNEY

The Board shall retain an attorney or attorneys, as necessary, to serve as the College District's legal counsel and representatives in matters requiring legal services. Services to be performed and reasonable compensation to be paid by the Board shall be set forth in a written contract between the Board and the attorney or attorneys.

In accordance with the written contract, individual Board members shall channel legal inquiries through the College President or Board designee, as appropriate, when advice or information from the College District's legal counsel is sought.

Staff requests for legal advice from the College District's legal counsel shall be submitted through the College President or designee.

A report of legal advice received shall be presented to the Board when deemed appropriate by the administration or upon request of the Board.

Western Texas College

BCC(LOCAL)-AJC

UPDATE 27

DATE ISSUED: 5/7/2012