The Board of Education may retain external legal counsel to provide legal services related to the official duties of the Board of Education. All interaction between the Board and external legal counsel will occur through the Chairperson of the Board of Education. The Chairperson may, at her or his discretion, include the full Board in discussions with legal counsel.
The administration may, but is not required to, hire the same external legal counsel to represent the district in routine matters related to litigation, negotiations, labor disputes, personnel actions, general counsel, and other legal services.
Any member of the Board may engage the Town of West Hartford’s Corporation Counsel at any time on any matter.
Adopted: October 5, 1987
Revised: June 3, 2014