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School District 25 Policy

Purchasing

Policy 3035
Adopted: August 28, 2001


The Business Manager in charge of business affairs, under the authority of the Superintendent, will establish procedures in accordance with Wyoming statutes, regulations, and accepted business principles, to control the purchase of supplies, equipment, materials or services by school employees. If there are significant changes in the purchasing policy, the Board shall be made aware of that change.

Receipt of Items

The Business Manager in charge of business affairs, under the authority of the Superintendent, also will establish procedures to verify the receipt of items purchased by the District before payment will be made for the items ordered.

Failure to Follow Purchase Procedure

Any expenditure that does not follow the Superintendent-approved procedure may result in disciplinary action being taken against the employee responsible, as determined by the Board.

Emergency Purchases

In accordance with approved procedures, designated employees may be authorized in writing by the Superintendent to make expenditures in cases of certified emergency, for subsequent approval by the Board.

Local Purchases

Local purchases are encouraged. Whenever local purchases are made such purchases should be distributed among local merchants with a view toward equity.