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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.

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Selection of Architects or Engineers Procedure - 6925P

Code: 6925P

Adopted: 9/13/1997

Last Revised Date: 9/4/2015

When architectural and engineering services are required by the district, the following procedures shall be in effect:

  1. Announcement for professional services will be sent to professional and community publications as well as to publications specifically oriented toward minority and women owned firms. The announcement shall specify:
    1. The general nature and scope of the project(s);
    2. The district representative to contact for further details; and
    3. The deadline for submission of letter of
  2. Each interested architect and/or engineer shall be advised to submit a resume which includes as a minimum:
    1. A description of professional staff and respective roles for each;
    2. A list of projects completed during the past two years and contact person;
    3. The status of the current contract;
    4. A description of typical site supervision;
    5. References--bank, bonding company, three clients; and
    6. Exhibits of cost estimates for two most recent
  3. Applicants shall be screened by selected staff to identify firms to be
  4. Applicants shall be interviewed by a committee designee/supervisor of maintenance and capital
  5. The District shall enter into negotiations with the firm(s) to establish a professional services fee which is fair and reasonable. If the superintendent is unable to negotiate a satisfactory contract, the next highest ranked firm will be
  6. Selection could be for multiple projects.