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Montecito Union ESD |  AR  3440  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Inventories   

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In order to provide for the proper tracking and control of district property, the Superintendent or designee shall maintain an inventory of equipment in accordance with law for the following:

1. All equipment items currently valued in excess of $500 (Education Code 35168)

2. All equipment items purchased with state and/or federal categorical funds that have a useful life of more than one year with an acquisition cost of $500 or more per unit

(cf. 3290 - Gifts, Grants and Bequests)

(cf. 3400 - Management of District Assets/Accounts)

(cf. 3512 - Equipment)

The inventory shall contain a record of the following information: (Education Code 35168; 5 CCR 3946)

1. Name and description of the property

2. Identification number

3. Original cost of the item of equipment or a reasonable estimate if the original cost is unknown

4. Date of acquisition

5. Location of use

6. The date and method of disposal

(cf. 3270 - Sale and Disposal of Books, Equipment and Supplies)

At the time of purchase, the Superintendent or designee shall affix a label to the equipment containing the identification number and the district name. Equipment items purchased with categorical program funds shall also be labeled with the name of the project in accordance with 5 CCR 3946.

A copy of the inventory shall be kept at the district office and at the appropriate school site.

(cf. 3580 - District Records)

The Superintendent or designee shall annually submit an inventory listing of federally owned property in its custody to the federal agency that granted the award. (2 CFR 200.312)

Physical Inventory

At least once every two years, a physical inventory of equipment shall be conducted and the results reconciled with the property records. (2 CFR 200.313)

The Superintendent or designee shall establish procedures for conducting the physical inventory which shall include, but not be limited to, designation of person(s) responsible for coordinating and conducting the inventory, preparation and distribution of count sheets, procedures for implementing the inventory, and procedures for conducting a recount to substantiate the validity of the inventory.

The Superintendent or designee shall investigate any differences between the quantities determined by the physical inspection and those in the accounting records.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35168 Inventory of equipment

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

3946 Control, safeguards, disposal of equipment purchased with consolidated application funds

16022-16023 Classification of records

16035 Historical inventory of equipment

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

2301-2414 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 2

200.0-200.521 Federal uniform grant guidance

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS

California School Accounting Manual

WEB SITES

California Association of School Business Officials: http//www.casbo.org

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

School Services of California, Inc.: http://www.sscal.com

Office of Management and Budget: https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb

Regulation MONTECITO UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: August 21, 2018 Santa Barbara, California