Struthers City School District
Bylaws & Policies


The Board of Education recognizes the benefits to the District of joining with other boards of education and political subdivisions in providing coverage for the insurance needs of this District and in participating in programs of risk management to prevent loss, reduce expenses, and to control liability.

The Board may provide insurance for:

 A.loss or damage to District property, real or personal;

 B.loss or damage from liability resulting from the use of District property;

 C.loss or damage from liability for the acts and omissions of District officers, employees, or volunteers;

 D.loss or damage from liability established by the workers' compensation statutes;

 E.the expenses of defending any claim against the Board members, officers, or employees of this District arising out of and in the course of the performance of their duties; and medical insurance coverage.

The Board may, upon formal resolution duly adopted, become a member of a self-insurance group in order to participate in any joint self-insurance fund or funds, risk management programs, or related services offered or provided by the group. The Board's membership in the group will be governed by the bylaws of the insurance group, which must be reviewed and approved by the State Superintendent of Insurance in accordance with law.

Trustees of the self-insurance pool shall be selected in accordance with the bylaws of the insurance group; if the bylaws do not provide for the manner of a trustee's election, the trustee or trustees representing this Board shall be elected by a plurality vote of those Board members present and voting.

R.C. 2744.08, 2744.081