The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board shall provide an expense allowance and provide for expense reimbursement for its members in accordance with state law at a rate as set by the School Board.  School Board members shall also be authorized to receive reimbursement for mileage going to and from meetings as well as reimbursement for actual travel and related expenses outside the jurisdictional boundaries of the School Board while on official School Board business, all in accordance with School Board policy.


Any action increasing the compensation for School Board members shall require a two-thirds (⅔) vote of the total membership.  Before any action is taken, however, the School Board shall advertise the time and place where the meeting is to be held to consider the expense allowance in the official journal of the School Board on at least two (2) separate days during the fifteen (15) days immediately preceding such meeting.


The President of the School Board shall be entitled to receive one additional per diem allowance in his/her capacity as President. Members of the Executive Committee may receive an additional per diem per month of $50.00, provided however, an executive committee member attending an executive committee meeting and a School Board meeting on the same day shall not receive compensation for the executive committee meeting.


Revised:  November, 1993

Revised:  August, 2003

Revised:  August, 2004

Approved:  October 15, 2009



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:56, 17:81

Board minutes, 10-15-09


St. John the Baptist Parish School Board