CHAPTER 171

TOWN MANAGEMENT

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Sec. 10-241c. Local board of education to consult with municipality re joint purchasing of property insurance, casualty insurance and workers' compensation insurance.

Sec. 10-241d. Local board of education consultation with municipality re goods and services. Cooperative agreements.

Sec. 10-241e. Local board of education consultation with municipality prior to purchase of payroll processing or accounts payable software system.

Sec. 10-248a. Unexpended education funds account.

Sec. 10-248c. Board of education to post and submit copy of current and projected expenditures and revenues.


Sec. 10-241c. Local board of education to consult with municipality re joint purchasing of property insurance, casualty insurance and workers' compensation insurance. Notwithstanding any special act, municipal charter or home rule ordinance, the legislative body of a municipality, or in the case of a municipality for which the legislative body is a town meeting or a representative town meeting, the board of selectmen, and the local board of education for such municipality shall consult when possible regarding the joint purchasing of property insurance, casualty insurance and workers' compensation insurance. For the purpose of this section, “municipality” means any town, city, borough, consolidated town and city or consolidated town and borough.

(June Sp. Sess. P.A. 17-2, S. 160; P.A. 19-32, S. 4.)

History: June Sp. Sess. P.A. 17-2 effective October 31, 2017; P.A. 19-32 added provision re consultation with board of selectmen.

Sec. 10-241d. Local board of education consultation with municipality re goods and services. Cooperative agreements. Any local board of education for a municipality, after going out to bid for a good or service and receiving submissions, shall consult with the legislative body of such municipality, or in the case of a municipality for which the legislative body is a town meeting or a representative town meeting, the board of selectmen, if such municipality provides or uses such good or service, and, if the equivalent level of such good or service is provided by such municipality or through a municipal contract for a lower cost than the lowest qualified bid submission received by such local board of education, such board of education shall consider a cooperative agreement with such municipality for the provision of such good or service. For purposes of this section, “good or service” includes, but is not limited to, portable classrooms, motor vehicles or materials and equipment, such as telephone systems, computers and copy machines.

(June Sp. Sess. P.A. 17-2, S. 161; P.A. 19-32, S. 5.)

History: June Sp. Sess. P.A. 17-2 effective October 31, 2017; P.A. 19-32 added provision re consultation with board of selectmen.

Sec. 10-241e. Local board of education consultation with municipality prior to purchase of payroll processing or accounts payable software system. Each local board of education for a municipality shall consult with the legislative body of such municipality, or in the case of a municipality for which the legislative body is a town meeting or a representative town meeting, the board of selectmen, prior to purchasing payroll processing or accounts payable software systems to determine whether such systems may be purchased or shared on a regional basis.

(June Sp. Sess. P.A. 17-2, S. 162; P.A. 19-32, S. 6.)

History: June Sp. Sess. P.A. 17-2 effective October 31, 2017; P.A. 19-32 added provision re consultation with board of selectmen.

Sec. 10-248a. Unexpended education funds account. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, and each fiscal year thereafter, notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes or any special act, municipal charter, home rule ordinance or other ordinance, the board of finance in each town having a board of finance, the board of selectman in each town having no board of finance or the authority making appropriations for the school district for each town may deposit into a nonlapsing account any unexpended funds from the prior fiscal year from the budgeted appropriation for education for the town, provided (1) such deposited amount does not exceed two per cent of the total budgeted appropriation for education for such prior fiscal year, (2) each expenditure from such account shall be made only for educational purposes, and (3) each such expenditure shall be authorized by the local board of education for such town.

(P.A. 10-108, S. 32; P.A. 19-117, S. 285.)

History: P.A. 10-108 effective July 1, 2010; P.A. 19-117 replaced “2011” with “2020”, designated existing provision re amount of total budgeted appropriation for education as Subdiv. (1) and amended same to add “deposited” and replace “one per cent” with “two per cent”, and added Subdiv. (2) re expenditures from account to be made only for educational purposes and added Subdiv. (3) re expenditure to be authorized by local board of education, effective July 1, 2019.

Sec. 10-248c. Board of education to post and submit copy of current and projected expenditures and revenues. For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, and each fiscal year thereafter, each local and regional board of education shall, on a quarterly basis, (1) post the board's current and projected expenditures and revenues on the Internet web site of the board, and (2) submit a copy of such current and projected expenditures and revenues to the legislative body of the municipality or, in a municipality where the legislative body is a town meeting, to the board of selectmen.

(P.A. 19-117, S. 290.)

History: P.A. 19-117 effective July 1, 2019.