Submitted by admin on August 7, 2010 - 6:44am
The authority and responsibility for purchasing rests with the district administrator and the business administrator. He/she and the business office shall be responsible for developing and administering the district’s purchasing policies and procedures. Such procedures are intended to expedite the inspection and approval of materials, promote economy by consolidating requirements and establish materials standards for inventories.
The district administrator or business administrator may delegate the authority to select material to representatives of district schools and/or departments. However, all purchases shall be subject to review by the Board, district administrator and business administrator for propriety and conformity with Board policy and state law. The district administrator and/or business administrator shall have full authority to question the quality and kind of material asked for, in order that the best interest of the district may be served. The district administrator and business administrator are authorized to approve payment of purchases prior to a regular monthly meeting, when necessary. Final approval for the payment of all purchases must be given by the Board at a regular monthly meeting.
All purchases must be made in accordance with established procedures. Specific purchasing guidelines shall be approved for use in the district.
Approved: January 21, 1980
Revised: November 20, 1989