To strengthen its contracting process, the Foundation should define who has authority to sign vendor agreements.
Based on the California State Auditor's recommendation No 7, relating to strengthening the contracting process and defining who has vendor authority to sign vendor agreements, Magnolia Public Schools (MPS) has developed procedures to provide clarification regarding who has authority to sign vendor agreements. For your reference, we are including our Board approved policies and procedures regarding the MPS' staff who has authority to sign vendor agreements.
The organization has made various changes to the policies and procedures in order to provide additional clarity to the approval process and limits. The organization is in a continuous process of reviewing the current policies and procedures manual and will be making additional changes to strengthen the vendor agreement approval process.
The organization is in the process of reviewing the current policies and procedures manual and will be reviewing the current signing limits and approval process.
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