The Board shall retain an attorney or attorneys, as necessary, to serve as the District's legal counsel and representatives in matters requiring legal services. The Board has employed a general counsel to represent the Board and the District. The general counsel, in consultation with the Superintendent, also is authorized to retain outside counsel as necessary to ensure the District's interests are protected.

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

Staff shall submit requests for legal advice from the District's legal counsel through the Superintendent, designee, or the general counsel.

Upon request of the Board or when deemed necessary by the Superintendent or general counsel, the Superintendent and/or general counsel shall report advice from legal counsel.

Katy ISD


LDU 2019.05

DATE ISSUED: 1/8/2020