Sometimes vendors with public contracts offer gifts to SPPS employees and Board of Education (BOE) members to foster goodwill. Although state law permits gifts with a value of $5 or less, SPPS employees and BOE members should not accept personal gifts from vendors or contractors.
Why This is Important
- It’s the law (see 2 CFR 200.318, Minn. Statutes 471.87 and Minn. Statutes 471.895)
- Employees and their families should not benefit from district purchases or contracts