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Standard Elementary SD  |  BP  3300  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Expenditures/Expending Authority   

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The Superintendent or designee may purchase supplies, materials, equipment, and services in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulations. Such purchases shall not exceed the bid limits imposed by law.

(cf. 3310 - Purchasing Procedures)

(cf. 3311 - Bids)

(cf. 3312 - Contracts)

The Superintendent or designee shall maintain a balanced budget. He/she may authorize an expenditure which exceeds the budget classification allowance against which the expenditure is the proper charge only if:

1. He/she obtains Board approval, or

2. If an amount sufficient to cover the purchase is available in the budget for transfer by the Governing Board.

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

(cf. 3110 - Transfer of Funds)

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

Legal Reference:


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

17604 Delegation of powers to agents; liability of agents

17605 Delegation of authority to purchase supplies and equipment

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: June 16, 1994 Bakersfield, California