The Board shall retain an attorney or attorneys, as necessary, to serve as the District's legal counsel and representative in matters requiring legal services. Services to be performed and reasonable fees and expenses to be paid by the District shall be set forth in writing between the Board and the attorney or attorneys.

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 legal counsel.

A staff request for legal advice from the District's legal counsel must be submitted through the Superintendent 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.

Mission CISD


LDU 2019.07

DATE ISSUED: 9/18/2019