Policies and Regulations NEPN Code: BID

School Board Governance and Operations
School Board Member Compensation and Expenses

In accordance with state statutes, each School Board member shall be entitled to the same per diem per meeting as is authorized for the members of the South Dakota Board of Education, pursuant to SDCL Chapter 13-8-37.  Each Board member shall receive a salary paid per diem per meeting for meetings actually attended as a representative of the Board; it being understood that the total amount to be paid during any one day will not exceed the per diem rate.

In addition to the above, pursuant to SDCL 13-8-38  all Board members may receive the travel allowance authorized by the rules adopted by the State Board of Finance.


Legal Reference:

13-8-37 Compensation of board members
13-8-38 Travel allowance of school board members


Policy   Board Action (formerly 8230)
Adopted 05-28-68    
Amended 10-25-93 27458.2c.  
Amended 08-11-03 (see MRF #12368)  
Amended 10-24-05 34245  
Reviewed 09-14-09 35488  
Amended 08-12-13 36693  
Reviewed 08-13-18 38110