BDD(LOCAL) - BOARD INTERNAL ORGANIZATION: ATTORNEY
The District has retained as general counsel an attorney to serve as the District's legal counsel and representative in matters requiring legal services and to oversee outside attorneys providing legal services to the District.
The Board delegates to the Superintendent the authority to approve the hiring of outside counsel, as recommended by the general counsel in consultation with the administration.
Services to be performed and reasonable fees and expenses to be paid by the District to outside counsel shall be set forth in writing and submitted to the general counsel and administration.
Individual Board members shall channel legal inquiries through the Superintendent, Board President, or Board's designee, as appropriate, when seeking advice or information from the District's general and/or outside counsel.
Staff shall submit requests for legal advice through the District's general counsel or designee.
Advice from legal counsel shall be reported to the Board upon request of the Board or when deemed necessary by the Superintendent, Board President, or Board's designee.