(a) Members of city and county school boards are authorized to receive reasonable compensation for their services, not to exceed six hundred dollars ($600) per month, unless set at a higher figure by a local act, upon approval by a majority vote of the members at the board's annual meeting. Compensation shall be in addition to actual traveling and other necessary expenses incurred in attending meetings and transacting business of the board.
(b) The compensation, actual traveling expenses and other necessary expenses incurred shall be paid as other ordinary and necessary expenses of the board.
(c) Any individual school board member, at his or her option, may refuse to accept all or any portion of the approved compensation.
Last modified: May 3, 2021