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Two Rock Un SD |  BP  3600  Business and Noninstructional Operations


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The Governing Board authorizes the use of consultants to provide expert professional advice or specialized technical or training services which are not needed on a continuing basis and which cannot be provided by district staff because of limitations of time, experience or knowledge. Individuals, firms or organizations employed as consultants may assist management with decisions and/or project development related to financial, economic, accounting, engineering, legal, administrative, instructional or other matters.

As part of the contract process, the Superintendent/Principal or designee shall determine, in accordance with Internal Revenue Service guidelines, that the consultant is properly classified as an independent contractor. District employees who perform extra-duty consultant services shall not be retained as independent contractors. They shall be considered employees for all purposes, even if the additional services are not related to their regular duties.

(cf. 4117.12/4317.12 - Retirement Consultancy Contracts)

All qualified firms or resource persons shall be accorded equal opportunity for consultant contracts regardless of race, creed, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age or disability.

(cf. 3311 - Bids)

(cf. 3551 - Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Fund)

(cf. 4030 - Nondiscrimination in Employment)

Legal Reference:


10400-10407 Cooperative improvement programs

35010 Control of districts; prescription and enforcement of rules

35172(a) Promotional activities

35204 Contract with attorney

39644 Limit on continuing contracts

44925 Part-time readers employed as independent contractors

45103 Classified service in districts not incorporating the merit system

45103.5 Contracts for food service consulting services

45134-45135 Employment of retired classified employee

45256 Merit system districts; classified service; positions established for professional experts on a temporary basis


53060 Contract for special services and advice

Management Resources:


15-A Employer's Supplemental Tax Guide


adopted: January 12, 1999 Petaluma, California