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School district vehicles may be available to local nonprofit entities, which promote cultural, educational, civic, community, or recreational activities for transporting to and from non-school-sponsored activities within the state as long as the transportation does not interfere with or disrupt the education program of the school district and does not interfere with or delay the transportation of students.  The local nonprofit entity must pay the cost of using the school district vehicle as determined by the superintendent.  Prior to making the school district transportation vehicle available to the local nonprofit entity, the "school bus" signs shall be covered and the flashing warning lamps and the stop arm made inoperable.

It is the responsibility of the superintendent to develop administrative regulations for use of school district transportation vehicles to transport students and others to school-sponsored events within the state and for application for, use of, and payment for using the school district transportation vehicles by local nonprofit entities for a non-school-sponsored activity.





Legal Reference:         Iowa Code §§ 285.1(21), .10(9), (10)

                                    281 I.A.C. 41.412; 43.10.

Cross Reference:        711       Transportation

                                    900       Principles and Objectives for Community Relations

Approved:                    1-26-98

Reviewed:                    10-13-03, 11-10-08, 2-24-14, 8-12-19