4440 – Purchasing Authority

The Executive Director of Business shall have supervision of school purchasing and shall be authorized to issue purchase orders on his or her own authority in accordance with the previously adopted budg­et of the Board of Education for that fiscal year.  In all cases purchases shall be represented on the monthly list of claims presented to the Board of Education for authorization.

The Board authorizes the Executive Director of Business and other appropriate school officials to purchase and supervise the purchasing of all materials, goods, and supplies for the school system in accordance with state law and good purchasing practice. Annual review of the purchasing authority limits will be conducted by the Grand Island Public schools Board Facilities and Finance Committee.


Adopted 5/7/79

Policy Revised  4-10-00

Policy Revised:  07.13.2015