Moffat Consolidated School District #2
Policy Type: Executive Limitation
Policy Number: EL-9
Policy Title: COMMUNICATION AND
SUPPORT TO THE BOARD
The Superintendent shall not permit the board to be uninformed or unsupported in its work.
Further, without limiting the scope of the foregoing by this enumeration, he or she shall not:
1.Neglect to submit monitoring data required by the board (see policy on Monitoring Superintendent Performance) in a timely, accurate and understandable fashion, directly addressing provisions of board policies being monitored.
2.Fail to report in a timely manner an actual or anticipated noncompliance with any policy of the board.
3.Let the board be unaware of relevant trends, anticipated adverse media coverage, new legislation or regulations, municipal relationships, threatened or pending lawsuits, purchases over $10,000 from any one vendor, material external and internal changes, particularly changes in the assumptions upon which any board policy has previously been established.
4.Fail to advise the board if, in the Superintendent's opinion, the board is not in compliance with its own policies on Governance Process and Board-Superintendent Linkage, particularly in the case of board behavior that is detrimental to the work relationship between the board and the Superintendent.
5.Fail to marshal for the board as many staff and external points of view, issues and options as the board determines it needs for fully informed board choices.
6.Present information in unnecessarily complex or lengthy form or in a form that fails to differentiate among information of three types: monitoring, decision preparation, and other.
7.Fail to provide a mechanism for official board, officer or committee communications.
8.Fail to deal with the board as a whole except when (a) fulfilling individual requests for information or (b) responding to officers or committees duly charged by the board.
9.Fail to supply for the consent agenda all items delegated to the Superintendent yet required by law or contract to be board-approved, along with the monitoring assurance pertaining thereto.
Monitoring Method: Direct Inspection
Monitoring Frequency: Annual February
Adopted: September 17, 2001
Revised: November 2001, February 2007