Policies, Regulations Forms and Bylaws

6315 | Delegation to the Superintendent Policy

Date Approved: September 09 2014
Date Reviewed/Amended: February 11 2019

The Superintendent or designate shall authorize expenditure of funds:

  1. within the limit of an adopted budget,
  2. in agreement with Board policy, school district procedures, and legal requirements, and
  3. subject to any direction that the Board may give the Superintendent regarding expenditure limitations or reporting requirements on specific sections of the budget.


The Superintendent shall establish procedures which clearly delegate authority to expend funds within each budget program, establish accountability for those expenditures, and outline measures of control.

No individual or group delegated authority and accountability for a program shall expend funds beyond the budget for that program without the written authorization of the Superintendent or designate.

The Superintendent is authorized to make necessary adjustments or over-expenditures to handle emergencies, provided that the Board is advised as soon as possible.

The Superintendent may authorize adjustments required to accommodate increased or reduced revenues. Such adjustments shall be reported to the Board.

The Superintendent or designate may approve transfers that repurpose program budgets, given changes in educational or business realities, changes in strategy or as approved by the Board. Transfers of any kind shall be made in keeping with prevailing accounting regulation and Ministry directive as given in the Accounting and Reporting Guidelines of the Ministry’s K-12 District Financial Accountability Website.



School Act: Sections 110, 111, 112, 112.1, 113, 114, 115, 117, 118.

Policy 6310, Role of Superintendent

Policy 7220, Purchasing and Tendering 

6310 - - Role of the Superintendent Policy
7220 - - Purchasing and Tendering Policy