The district should revise its administrative code by June 2016 to prohibit paying for the costs of meals provided to third parties.
Staff presented this item to the Administration & Ethics Committee in February 2016 for discussion and direction from the Committee. The Committee requested that staff provide a definition for third parties. The Committee requested that this item be brought back in March for review and consideration. Staff brought this item back in March for consideration by the Administration & Ethics Committee. The Committee approved staff recommendation and recommended approval at the March 28, 2016 Board meeting.
The Board approved and adopted revisions to the Administrative Code on March 28, 2016 to prohibit paying for the costs of meals provided to third parties. The District defined third parties as spouses, family, friends, or persons not doing business with the District.
Staff will be bringing this item to the Administration & Ethics Committee in February 2016 for discussion and direction. Upon direction, staff will draft language to be included in the Administrative Code and will present to the Board of Directors in March 2016 for consideration and adoption.
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