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City College Of San Francisco Trustees Skip Meetings, Get Paid Anyway

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — City College of San Francisco’s elected trustees often skip meetings but still collect monthly $500 stipends.

The San Francisco Chronicle reported one of the seven trustees has missed four consecutive monthly board meetings and another has missed a third of all board meetings since July 2010.

All seven trustees showed up only five times in the past 24 board meetings. They still get their $500 monthly stipend whether they show up or not.

The executive vice chancellor of legal affairs for the California Community College Chancellor’s office said paying them for meetings they don’t attend is a violation of the state’s Education Code

Steven Bruckman said it’s illegal for the district to pay trustees for unexcused absences.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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