6230 Relations with Vendors

  • Financial and business transactions of the district will conform to the law and be consistent with sound and ethical business practices. The district will make purchasing decisions based on objectivity and will not be influenced by friendships or other personal relationships. Neither board members, administrators, nor staff will solicit or accept a gift or favor from vendors, prospective vendors, other firms or individuals who have had or hope to have transactions with the district. Board members, administrators, and staff are prohibited from financial interests in any district purchase, sale or other transaction.

    Cross Reference:
    Board Policy 5251  Conflicts of Interest
                      1610   Conflicts of Interest

    Legal References:        
    RCW 42.23.030         Interest in contract prohibited – Excepted cases
    42.23.040                    Remote interests

    ADOPTED: 02/25/1993
    REVISED: 04/23/98; 1/14/21

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