One at One: Boards of Education & Purchase Orders
Posted June 3, 2020
Can Boards of Education approve purchase orders after goods are received or after services are rendered?
No. Purchase Orders (POs) must be issued in advance. There is no legal basis for a “Confirming Purchase Order” prepared after the work is done. Fiscal Indicator DPR #15, effective July 1, 2018, provides that “[t]he district BOE approves POs approved by only the purchasing agent and issued in advance of goods received or services rendered and encumbered for the full contractual amount. There are no confirming orders.”
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