DKC: EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENTS

FILE: DKC
 
The School Committee encourages all employees to follow the Lexington School Committee Policy Purchasing. Reimbursement will only be authorized for pre-approved travel expenses.
 
The Superintendent will issue an Administrative Directive in cooperation with the Town Manager’s Meal and Travel Policy.
 
A monthly travel stipend, in an amount established by the Committee, will be paid to those authorized by the Superintendent Committee who are required to travel regularly on official business.
 
To the extent budgeted for such purposes in the school budget, approval of travel requests will be as follows:
  1. Travel by School Committee members must have prior approval of the School Committee.
  2. Any travel request must be submitted on a Request to Attend form and approved in advance by the Superintendent or designee.
  3. Each individual request will be judged on the basis of its benefit to the school system.
  4. Reimbursement requests for transportation / travel costs shall reflect those least expensive to the community and in the interest of economy, with proper consideration to the circumstances.
LEGAL REFS.:
M.G.L. 40:5; 44:58

Lexington Public Schools, Lexington MA
Adopted by Lexington School Committee: July 2015