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5.25.P.2 Food Services
PROCEDURE PROCEDURE
Code of Standards

The duties of any officer, employee, or agent of the District who has occasion to handle school food or monies shall be performed in a manner consistent with good business practices.  This shall include prohibition of:
 
  • Solicitation or acceptance of gratuities, favors, or anything of monetary value from contractors, potential contractors, or parties to subagreements.
     
  • Participation in awards or administration of contracts to firms in which the employee, or any member of the employee's immediate family, has a financial or other interest.

If financial interest is not substantial, or the gift is unsolicited and of nominal intrinsic value, the officer, employee, or agent of the District shall conform to the requirements of Policies 2.9 and 7.3.

Penalties or other disciplinary actions for infractions will be based on the seriousness of the violations.  Disciplinary actions may include, but are not limited to:
 
  • A written disciplinary report filed in the individual's personnel file.
     
  • Suspension of duties.
     
  • Termination of employment.
     
  • Prosecution by legal authorities.

Distribution  Instructions

These standards are incorporated into the general operation policy manual of the District and are reviewed regularly by the Superintendent or the Governing Board.  Copies of these standards are to be distributed to all personnel who have occasion to handle school food, monies, or supplies, together with their supervisors and program.