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Stanislaus COE |  BP  3300  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Expenditures/Expending Authority   

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The County Superintendent of Schools 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.

(cf. 3310 - Purchasing Procedures)

(cf. 3311 - Bids)

(cf. 3312 - Contracts)

The County Superintendent or designee may authorize an expenditure which exceeds the budget classification allowance against which the expenditure is the proper charge only if an amount sufficient to cover the purchase is available in the budget for transfer by the County Board of Education.

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

(cf. 3110 - Transfer of Funds)

All transactions entered into by the County Superintendent or designee on behalf of the County Office of Education shall be reviewed by the County Board every 60 days.

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

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; contracts for construction; award to lowest responsible bidder


adopted: February 4, 2003 Modesto, California