Claims and Actions Against the District

MJUSD
DIVISION 3000
BUSINESS AND NONINSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS

CLAIMS AND ACTIONS AGAINST THE DISTRICT

Any and all claims for money or damages against the District, including but not limited to fees, wages, mileage, expenses and/or allowances, must be presented to and acted upon in accordance with Board policy. Compliance with District procedures is a prerequisite to any court action, unless the claim is governed by statutes or regulations which expressly free the claimant from the obligation to comply with this policy and the claims procedures set forth in the Government Code. The Superintendent or designee shall establish specific District procedures for filing and processing claims.

Claims for money or damages as authorized in Government Code 905 shall be filed not later than one (1) year after the accrual of the cause of action. (Government Code 905, 911.2)

Legal Reference:

Education Code
35200 Liability for debts and contracts
35202 Claims against districts; applicability of Government Code

Government Code
800 Cost in civil actions
810-996.6 Claims and actions against public entities

First Reading: 11/8/00

Governing Board Adoption: 1/17/01

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