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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

3.8 Contracts and Conflict of Interest

No employee may negotiate or bid for, or enter into a contract in which the employee has a private monetary interest, direct or indirect, if at the same time the employee is authorized or required by law to participate in the employee’s capacity as an employee in the making of that contract or to perform in regard to that contract some official function requiring the exercise of discretion on the employee’s part. No employee may, in the employee’s capacity as an employee, participate in the making of a contract in which the employee has a private monetary interest, direct or indirect, or performs in regard to that contract some function requiring the exercise of discretion on the employee’s part. See Wis. Stats. § 946.13(1)(a) and (b).

No employee may engage in other employment or independent contracting which is incompatible with the proper discharge of her or his District duties, or would tend to influence her/his judgment or action in the performance of her/his duties. No employee whose non-District employment or independent contracting is compensated by a District vendor shall participate in or attempt to influence the District’s purchasing process in matters involving such vendor. No employee shall participate in or attempt to influence any District decision-making process in which s/he has a substantial personal or financial interest. No employee may use her/his employment or position with the District in a way that produces or assists in the production of a substantial benefit for the employee.

For additional information:

Board Policy 9000A