BCC – Board Internal Organization – Board And College Legal Counsel


SECTION ONE: LEGAL SERVICES

1.01     The Board may retain an attorney or attorneys, as necessary, to serve as the Board’s legal counsel and representative(s) in matters requiring legal services.

1.02     The College President may appoint an in-house counsel and/or retain external attorneys as necessary to serve as the College’s legal counsel and representative(s) in matters requiring legal services.

SECTION TWO: ACCESS TO LEGAL COUNSEL

2.01     The College President is authorized to communicate and collaborate with the Board’s legal counsel and to request legal advice from the Board’s legal counsel as necessary and appropriate.

2.02     Individual Board members shall channel requests or inquiries through the College President or Board President, as appropriate, when advice or information from the College’s and/or the Board’s legal counsel is sought.

2.03     Staff may consult with in-house counsel about matters relating to the College as appropriate.  Staff requests for legal advice from the College’s external counsel shall be submitted through the College President. A report of legal advice received shall be presented to the Board when deemed appropriate by the administration or upon request of the Board.

ADOPTED 07/2017