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D.07 Purchase and Project Approval - May 2010 Revision

Note: This policy was revised in June 2012. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please refer to the current policy.

All district purchases and expenditures which equal or exceed two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), or that are projected to equal or exceed two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) by the end of their completion, shall be taken to the Board of Education by the appropriate Albuquerque Public Schools department for approval.  All proposed projects, for which district purchases and expenditures will equal or exceed two-hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), implemented by Albuquerque Public Schools shall be reviewed and approved by the appropriate Board committee(s) and the Board of Education.  District purchases and expenditures included in a project approved by the Board of Education which equal or exceed two-hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) shall not require separate and/or additional Board of Education approval other than the initial approval done at the time the entirety of the project was approved.

For purposes of this policy, “district purchases and expenditures” includes, but is not limited to: instructional material, construction, property acquisition, technology, services, goods and contracts.

Administrative Position: Chief Financial Officer

Department Director: Director of Procurement


Board Policy Cross Ref.: D.04 Central Purchasing

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: DJB

Review: April 22, 2008
Approved: July 2, 2008
Reviewed: April 12, 2010
Reviewed: April 27, 2010
Revised: May 5, 2010

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