District Audit Results In Recommendations

Submitted. The Board has approved nine recommendations resulting from an internal audit and report on school fees.

The audit was carried out by the district’s Finance department, and included a number of recommendations including:

• each school submit an annual summary of fees collected and the related expenses;

• the district consider the implementation of an online payment system to reduce the volume of cash handled at the school level;

• the district amend its Administrative Procedures and guidelines related to school supply fees and for the purchase of goods from outside of British Columbia and Canada;

• the district explore the possibilities of centralizing school supply purchases.

The Superintendent will develop Administrative Procedures addressing all recommendations and bring those back to the Board for review.

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