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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Policy 1732 - BOARD MEMBER INSURANCE

The district shall maintain sufficient insurance to protect the board and its individual members against liability arising from actions of the board or its individual members while each is acting on behalf of the district and within his/her authority as a board member.

An individual board member may participate at his/her own cost in any of the personal liability, life, health, health care, accident, disability, salary protection or other form of insurance made available to district staff if plan sponsors permit such participation.

Legal Reference:
Liability of officials and members of governing body of public agency-Definitions - RCW 4.24.470
Tortious conduct of local government entities - Liability for damage - RCW 4.96.010
Liability, life, health, health care, accident, disability and salary insurance authorized - When required – Premiums - RCW 28A.400.350
 Liability insurance for officials and employees or authorized - RCW 28A.400.360
Officers, employees or agents of school districts or educational service districts, insurance to protect and hold personally harmless - RCW 28A.320.060

Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board: March 1983
Revised by the Board: 8.03
Classification: Discretionary