BP 3312.00


Following approval by the School Board, the Superintendent or designee is authorized to sign contracts in excess of $25,000 on behalf of the district. The Superintendent or designee may enter into contracts under $25,000 on behalf of the district. No district employee shall obligate the district by contract or other agreement where money or services is exchanged without the authorization of the Superintendent.

(cf. 3300 - Expenditures/Expending Authority)

Contracts between the district and outside agencies shall conform to standards required by law and Board policy, and shall comply with the rules and cost principles of the funding agency. Contracts shall be selected and prepared under the direction of the Superintendent or designee with consideration for the maximum cost effectiveness to the district.   Contracts, where appropriate, shall be submitted to the legal advisor of the district for review and approval.

(cf. 3310 - Purchasing Procedures)
(cf. 3314 - Payment for Goods and Services)

The district shall not enter into any contract with a person, agency, or organization if it has knowledge that such person, agency or organization discriminates on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or non job-related handicap or physical or mental disability, either in employment practices or in the provision of benefits or services to students or employees. The district shall not enter into any contract with a person, agency or organization known to be debarred by federal or state government from performing public contracts. 

(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)


Legal Reference:

14.08.101  Powers

          4 AAC 27.085  Competitive pupil transportation proposals
          4 AAC 27.100  Contractor's duties
          4 AAC 31.065  Selection of designers and construction managers
          4 AAC 31.080  Construction and acquisition of public school facilities


Revision Date:  2/12/03
Revision Date: 4/10/2019


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