Advisory Opinion 203

Opinion number: 
Date Adopted: 
Monday, September 11, 2017
Conflicts of Interest/Use of public funds to pay expenses/Meaning and consequences of business association
Requested by: 
James B. Gessford, Attorney for Lincoln Public Schools
A school board member who submits expenses for reimbursement may not vote on his/her own reimbursement because of a direct financial interest in that vote. A school board member who is also a board member of officer of the Nebraska Association of School Board has a business association with the NASB and may not vote on questions of financial gain or detriment to NASB.