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1.  Remuneration

A.  A member of the Meriden Board of Education shall receive no compensation for carrying out Board services.

2. Reimbursement

A. Board members authorized to attend educational conferences, meetings or travel on Board business shall be reimbursed, upon submitting vouchers and supporting documentation for reasonable expenditures, transportation costs, and registration fees. If expenses are expected to exceed $250 and/or if lodging is required, Board members must have approval in advance from the Board to be eligible for a reimbursement.

B. Each Board member that receives prior authorization for reimbursement of a Board of Education expense is expected to account for all expenditures incurred in connection with the performance of his/her Board duties.

C. Receipts in general are required for:

(1) Lodging -- Lodging accommodations should provide normal comforts and services well located in relation to the area in which Board business will be conducted.

(2) Meals --Reasonable expenditures are allowed for meals. Board members may submit appropriate explanatory information as needed, on a separate sheet of paper attached to the receipt. The Board will not reimburse Board members for the purchase of alcohol.

(3) Taxi or Bus Fare

(4) Parking Fees or Toll Charges (when applicable)

(5) Registration Fees -- The Board will not pay any late registration fees without an explicit prior authorization.]


Legal Reference

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 10-225 Salaries of secretary and attendance officers
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 10-232 Restrictions on employment of members of board of education

Date Adopted: April 28, 1981

Approved 5/7/2013
Previous Policy Number: BG3