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Administrative Regulations Manual & Procedures

Under Policy Governance®, within the directives and limitation listed in the Board Governance Policies, the Board delegates the development and implementation of Administrative Regulations and procedures to the Superintendent and staff, except in regard to issues for which they are mandated by law to take direct action. A comprehensive review and revision of all District policies and procedures was completed between August and December 2015, and the conversion to an Administrative Regulations Manual was completed on February 1, 2016.

Regulations establish legal records and standards of conduct for the school district. Regulations can provide a bridge between the School Board's philosophy and goals and the everyday administration of programs.

The Issaquah School District is continually updating Regulations and procedures to keep current with state laws and regulations as well as best practices. Regulations or procedures on this website may be in transition or in process of being revised. Please contact Tricia Romo, Public Records Officer, if you have a specific policy question or to double-check on a Regulation.

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Disposal of Surplus Equipment and/or Materials - 6881P


Code: 6881P

Adopted: 8/24/1986

Last Revised Date: 9/4/2015

Disposal of Obsolete Textbooks/Materials

The following procedures are established for the disposition of obsolete instructional materials:

  1. The building principal/program manager shall prepare a list of materials to be declared obsolete or surplus (see 6881F). Lists shall give information regarding the subject area, title, grade level, publisher date, ISBN Number, quantity and reason for declaring the material The coding for reason is as follows:
    1. the books or materials are damaged beyond repair or use;
    2. the books are being replaced by a more recent adoption;
    3. the books or materials are no longer used.

Copies of this list shall be sent to the book processing department.

  1. Upon receipt of the listings of materials, the book processing department will initiate work orders to pick up the materials at each building for temporary storage at the May Valley Service Center/.
  1. The building principal/program manager shall be responsible for stamping each item Discard and for packing the materials as required for Items shall be packed in heavy boxes with lids and labeled with school name, subject area, title, quantity, and reason for being discarded.
  1. The Purchasing Department shall act upon the request for declaring materials obsolete a next regularly scheduled meeting and will send their recommendation to the superintendent for formal action by the board.
  2. When identified instructional materials have been declared obsolete by the board of directors, the Purchasing Department shall:
    1. Advertise in a local newspapers that obsolete materials are available for purchase by students
    2. After students are given the opportunity to purchase the obsolete material, the public shall then have the opportunity to purchase the material.
  1. When obsolete materials cannot be disposed of by selling to interested parties, then the purchasing department shall contact salvage organizations for final disposition of remaining materials at salvage rate.
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