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15-323 - Governing board member; voting eligibility; purchases from board member
15-323. Governing board member; voting eligibility; purchases from board member
A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a governing board member is eligible to vote on any budgetary, personnel or other question which comes before the board, except:
1. It shall be unlawful for a member to vote on a specific item which concerns the appointment, employment or remuneration of such member or any person related to such member who is a spouse or a dependent as defined in section 43-1001.
2. No member may vote on the employment of a person who is a member of the governing board or who is the spouse of a member of the governing board and whose membership on the board and employment are prohibited by section 15-421, subsection D.
B. The governing board may make purchases from a board member if the transaction does not exceed three hundred dollars, the total purchases from any board member by the board within any twelve month period do not exceed one thousand dollars and the board has by majority vote adopted within the preceding twelve month period a policy authorizing such purchases.
C. Notwithstanding subsection B of this section, the governing board of a school district having a student count of fewer than three thousand may make purchases from a board member in any amount as provided in this subsection and section 15-213. The governing board must approve each purchase from a board member, and the amount of the purchase or contract for purchase shall be included in the minutes of the meeting at which the governing board approves the purchase.