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Escondido 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. The district's annual expenditures shall not exceed its annual income.

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

The Superintendent or designee may purchase supplies, materials and equipment in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulations. Such purchases shall not exceed the limits imposed by law. All such transactions shall be reviewed by the Board every 60 days. (Education Code 39657)

(cf. 3310 - Purchasing Procedures)

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

(cf. 3312 - Contracts)

The Superintendent or designee shall not authorize any proposed expenditure which exceeds the major 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)

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

(cf. 3316 - Provision of Food, Beverages and Related Items at District Funcitons)

Legal Reference:


17604 Delegation of powers to agents; liability of agents

17605 Delegation of authority to purchase supplies and equipment

33127 Development of standards and criteria for local budgets and expenditures

33128 Standards and criteria; inclusions

33129 Standards and criteria; use by local agencies

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 $15,000 for work and over $21,000 for materials or supplies; award to lowest responsible bidder


adopted: March 15, 1994Escondido, California