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El Dorado Union HSD |  BP  3300  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Expenditures/Expending Authority   

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The Governing Board shall establish and maintain an adequate reserve.

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

The Superintendent or designee may purchase supplies, materials, equipment, and services up to the amounts specified in Public Contract Code 20111, beyond which a competitive bidding process is required. All such transactions entered into by the Superintendent or designee on behalf of the Board shall be reviewed by the Board within 60 days.

(cf. 3310 - Purchasing Procedures)

(cf. 3311 - Soliciting Prices (Bids and Quotations)

(cf. 3312 - Contracts)

(cf. 3313 - Leases and Agreements)

(cf. 3570 - Capital Improvements)

(cf. 7210 - Architectural and Engineering Services)

The Superintendent or designee shall not authorize any proposed expenditure which exceeds the budget classification allowance against which the expenditure is the proper charge unless he/she obtains Board approval. Such approval may be granted if an amount sufficient to cover the purchase is available in the budget for transfer by the Board.

(cf. 3110 - Transfer of Funds between Categories)

No district funds shall be expended for the purchase of alcoholic beverages.

The Board shall not recognize obligations incurred contrary to Board policy and administrative regulations.

(cf. 9270 - Conflict of Interest)

Legal Reference:


17604 Delegation of powers to agents; liability of agents

17605 Delegation of authority to purchase supplies and equipment

32435 Prohibited use of public funds

35010 Control of district; prescription and enforcement of rules

35035 Powers and duties of superintendent

35272 Educational and athletic materials

38083 Purchase of perishable foodstuffs and seasonal commodities

41010 Accounting system

41014 Requirement of budgetary accounting


20111 Contracts over $50,000; award to lowest responsible bidder


adopted: March 3, 1992 Placerville, California

revised: August 10, 1999