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105 ILCS 5/34-21.3
(105 ILCS 5/34-21.3)
(from Ch. 122, par. 34-21.3)
The board shall by record vote let all
contracts (other than those excepted
by Section 10-20.21 of The School Code) for supplies, materials,
work, and contracts with private carriers for transportation
of pupils, involving an expenditure in excess of $25,000 or a lower amount as required by board policy by competitive
bidding as provided in Section 10-20.21 of The School Code.
The board may delegate to the general superintendent of schools, by
resolution, the authority to approve contracts in amounts of $25,000 or
For a period of one year from and after the expiration or other termination
of his or her term of office as a member of the board: (i) the former board
member shall not be eligible for employment nor be employed by the board, a
local school council, an attendance center, or any other
subdivision or agent of the board or the school district governed by the board,
and (ii) neither the board nor the chief purchasing officer shall let or
authority to let any contract for
services, employment, or other work to the former board member or to any
partnership, association, sole proprietorship, or other entity other than
publicly traded companies from which the
former board member receives an annual income, dividends, or other compensation
in excess of $1,500. Any contract that is entered into by or under a
delegation of authority from the board or the chief purchasing officer shall
provision stating that
the contract is not legally binding on the board if entered into in violation
of the provisions of this paragraph.
In addition, the State Board of Education, in consultation with the board,
shall (i) review existing conflict of interest and disclosure laws or
regulations that are applicable to the executive officers and governing boards
of school districts organized under this Article and school districts
generally, (ii) determine what additional disclosure and conflict of interest
provisions would enhance the reputation and fiscal integrity of the board and
the procedure under which contracts for goods and services are let, and (iii)
develop appropriate reporting forms and procedures applicable to the executive
officers, governing board, and other officials of the school district.
(Source: P.A. 95-990, eff. 10-3-08.)