The Superintendent or designee shall maintain a purchasing and inventory system to provide a systematic and businesslike method of obtaining and supplying materials and equipment for the District. In addition, it will serve the following purposes:
- Budgetary and financial controls, including encumbrance accounting of purchase orders.
- Budgetary authority for warehoused supply requisitions and purchase order requisitions.
- Combination of direct shipments to the ultimate school locations and/or to the central warehouse.
- Reliable statistics on purchasing activities and supply usage in the schools. [IC 33-506 (1)] 6-18-02)