BDD(LOCAL) - BOARD INTERNAL ORGANIZATION: ATTORNEY
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. 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 Superintendent, Board President, or Board's designee, as appropriate, when seeking advice or information from the District's legal counsel.
Staff shall submit requests for legal advice from the District's legal counsel through the Superintendent or designee.
Upon request of the Board or when deemed necessary by the Superintendent, the Superintendent shall report advice from legal counsel.