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2013 Violation of Board Ethics

 

2013

Violation of Board Ethics

The board of education is responsible for enforcing the code of ethics
of its members. If any member of the board commits a serious or
repeated violation of the code, the board may take any of the following
steps:
1. The board president may confer with the board member who has
violated the code of ethics in order to:
a. Identify the provision of the code that the member has
violated;
b. Propose how the member can remedy the violation;
c. If the board member who violated the code is the board
president, the vice president is empowered to confer with the
president about the violation.

2. The board may discuss the violation as an agenda item at a
meeting to confront the offending board member. However, the
board will not enter closed session to hold the discussion of the
ethics violation unless the Open Meetings Act authorizes a closed
session.
3. The board may vote to publicly censure any board member who
commits a serious or repeated violation of the code. The board will
pass a censure motion to inform the community that an individual
member of the board is not fulfilling the responsibilities for which
he or she was elected.
Adopted on: June, 2018
Revised on: _______________
Reviewed on: ______________

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