SUPPORT SERVICES GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The School Committee looks upon business operations of the school system as essential to the central function of the school system, which is education. The School Committee further recognizes that it serves as trustee of school facilities, and overseer of school business operations, for the purpose of providing the facilities and services that will support a good educational program.
The School Committee expects operation and maintenance of the school plants, equipment, and services to set high standards of safety, to promote the health of students and staff, to reflect the aspirations of the community, and to support environmentally the efforts of the staff to provide good instruction.
With the assistance of the Superintendent and other designated personnel, the School Committee shall establish efficient and business-like procedures for fiscal accounting, purchasing, and management of equipment and supplies.
The School Committee will also establish a thorough, effective, and economical maintenance program that will assure a useful life of school sites, plants, and equipment.
[Reviewed: December 2002]
[Source: Derived from Current Practice]