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Code No. 706.1R1 Financial Records

Code No.  706.1R1
 
 
Financial Records
 
Financial records of the district shall be maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as required or modified by law. District monies shall be received and expended from the appropriate fund and/or account. The funds and accounts of the district may include, but will not be limited to, the following:
 
Governmental fund type:
·General fund
·Special revenue fund
•     Management levy fund
•     Public education and recreation levy fund
•     Student activity fund
·Capital projects fund
•     Physical plant and equipment levy fund
·Debt service fund
·State penny sales tax fund
 
Proprietary fund type:
·         Enterprise fund
•     School nutrition fund
•     Child care fund
·         Internal service fund
 
Fiduciary funds:
·         Trust or agency funds
•     Expendable trust funds
•     Nonexpendable trust funds
•     Agency funds
•     Pension trust funds
 
Account groups:
·General fixed assets account group
·General long-term debt account group
 
As necessary the board may, by board resolution, create additional funds within the governmental, proprietary and fiduciary fund types. The resolution shall state the type of fund, name of the fund, and purpose of the fund.
 
The general fund is used primarily for the education program. Special revenue funds are used to account for monies restricted to a specific use by law. Proprietary funds account for operations of the school district operated similarly to private business, and they account for the costs of providing goods and services provided by one department to other departments on a cost reimbursement basis. Fiduciary funds are used to account for monies or assets held by the district on behalf of, or in trust for, another entity. The account groups are the accounting records for fixed assets and long-term debt.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approved:  September 29, 2015