FOOD AND BEVERAGE CONSUMPTION
Policy No. 6240P
Ceremonies, Dedications and Open Houses
Reasonable expenses associated with ceremonies and/or dedications are permitted provided that the events have been authorized by the superintendent/principal(s) and serve a public purpose.
Meetings, Study Sessions, Training Sessions
Food and nonalcoholic beverages may be served at district expense when a meeting, study session, training session or hearing continues through normal mealtime hours and will facilitate the continuance of the session with minimum disruption. Expenses for food and beverage must be reasonable and serve a public purpose. Participants shall be restricted to officers, staff members, volunteers or “quasi-employees,” — noncompensated volunteers, or advisory committee members who might otherwise be entitled to actual monetary payment. Snacks and nonalcoholic beverages of a nominal nature may be provided at meetings, study or training sessions when such occur during non-mealtime hours. All expenditures must be properly documented consistent with board policy.
Reasonable expenses for food and nonalcoholic beverages are permitted when staff members are engaged in conferences or meetings with individuals or small groups who have an interest in the operation of the district. Refer to policy 6213P for reimbursement procedures.
Date: April 28, 2008