topleft CSBA.org >  Services >  Governance Technology > 

Legal Resources | Title 5 |  T5  18040  

Prior Approval for Certain Capital Outlay Expenditures.   

arrow Previous bar Next arrow

(a) When expenditures for equipment, equipment replacement and improvements exceed the level specified in the annual child development contract, private contractors shall obtain at least three (3) bids or estimates;

(1) Award shall be made to the lowest responsible bidder;

(2) If three (3) bids or estimates cannot be obtained, the contractor shall maintain documentation that specifies the reason(s) why three (3) bids or estimates could not be obtained and establishes the reasonableness of the cost without three (3) bids or estimates;

(b) When expenditures for equipment, equipment replacement and improvements exceed the level specified in the annual child development contract, the contractor shall request prior written approval from the Child Development Division.

(c) The Child Development Division shall approve or deny the request for the capital outlay expenditure within thirty (30) calendar days of the receipt of the request;

(d) If the request is denied, the contractor may appeal the decision in accordance with instructions specified in Section 18302 of this Division.

Authority Cited:

Education Code 8261

Education Code 8269

Reference:

Education Code 8261

Education Code 8265

(Added by Register 88, No. 50.)