Vista USD | BP 3000 Business and Noninstructional Operations
Concepts And Roles
The Board of Trustees recognizes that the business and other non-instructional operations of the District support the educational program by maximizing and prioritizing resources and providing a safe and healthy environment for students and staff. The Chief Business Officer or designee shall ensure that the District's business and non-instructional operations are efficient and responsive to the needs of students, parents/guardians, staff, and the community.
The District shall maintain high standards of safety in the operation of facilities, equipment, and services. The Chief Business Officer or designee shall establish a risk management program that promotes safety and protects District resources.
In the development of a District budget, the Board and the Superintendent or Chief Business Officer shall establish a calendar that reflects the full budget cycle and a process that satisfies the requirements of law, including opportunities for public input. The Chief Business Officer or designee shall provide fiscal data and prepare a proposed budget document within the budget priorities and parameters set by the Board. The Board shall adopt a budget that is aligned with the District's vision and goals and enables the District to meet its fiscal obligations.
The Board expects sound fiscal management from the administration. The Chief Business Officer or designee shall administer the adopted budget in accordance with Board policies and accepted business practices.
The Board shall monitor financial operations so as to ensure the District's fiscal integrity and accountability to the community. The Chief Business Officer or designee shall complete all required financial reports, facilitate the independent audit process, recommend financial plans for meeting program needs, and keep the Board informed about the District's fiscal and non-instructional operations.
35035 Powers and duties of superintendent
35160 Authority of governing boards
35160.1 Broad authority of school district
35161 Powers and duties of governing boards
Maximizing School Board Governance: Understanding California's Public School Finance System, 2006
Maximizing School Board Governance: Budget Planning and Adoption, 2006
Maximizing School Board Governance: Understanding District Budgets, 2006
Maximizing School Board Governance: Fiscal Accountability, 2006
School Finance CD-ROM, 2005
California Association of School Business Officials: http://www.casbo.org
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team: http://www.fcmat.org
School Services of California: http://www.sscal.com
Policy VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 9, 2010 Vista, California