The district may enter into personal services contracts with
qualified professionals as provided by ORS
Personal services contracts, as used in this policy, means contracts for
specialized skills, knowledge and resources in the application of highly
technical or scientific expertise or the exercise of professional, artistic or
management discretion or judgment. The
district may enter into a personal services contract with a current district
employee only when the individual meets independent contractor status in
accordance with state, Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and Internal
Revenue Service (IRS) requirements.
Selection of a personal services contractor will be based primarily on qualifications and performance history, expertise, knowledge and creativity and the ability to exercise sound professional judgment.
All personal services contracts shall be based on demonstrated qualifications and competence to perform the required services, encourage competition, discourage favoritism and obtain services at a fair and reasonable price.
for personal services in excess of [$
shall require prior Board approval.
The superintendent will develop administrative regulations as necessary to implement this policy.