To see the exciting progress on our construction projects at Lincoln Middle School and Buchanan Elementary School presented at the December Board of School Directors Work Session, click here.
Office of Business and Operations
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has announced updated bid and quote thresholds, effective on January 1, 2021. Purchases between $10,000 and $21,300 require a minimum of 3 competitive quotes, or use of a cooperative purchasing agreement. Any purchase over $21,300 requires public bidding or a competitive RFP process, requiring a minimum of 8 weeks to complete. The Purchasing Threshold Matrix has been updated… Continue Reading Updated Purchasing Thresholds for Bids and Quotes
All contracts, agreements, or memorandums of understanding for any service needing Board approval for the January Board meeting are due to Drew Schenk, Assistant Director of Business Operations on or before December 16, 2020.
When a payroll date falls on a holiday, the School District of Lancaster’s practice is to pay the day prior to the holiday. If we followed the normal two week pay cycle we would have a pay on January 1st. Since this is a holiday, pay will be dated for December 31st. Due to having three pays in December, there… Continue Reading Final Pay of the Year
The payroll team has been rolling out the improved software time keeping system Kronos Workforce Ready. The first pay using the upgrade was December 4th. For reference purposes, here is the video that was shared at the November 3 professional development session. Highlights of the new system include: Dashboards to allow supervisors to quickly review information Electronic requests from your… Continue Reading Kronos Time Keeping Software System
If you have selected self-service only delivery previously, you may disregard this reminder. Once you have selected self-service only delivery, you do not need to select it again. Did you know you can have 24/7 access to your W2 for the 2020 tax year from the moment it is published in the Employee Self Service portal? No need to wait for the… Continue Reading 24/7 Access to Your W2 Form for 2020 Tax Year
All contracts, agreements, or memorandums of understanding for any service needing Board approval for the December Board meeting are due to Drew Schenk, Assistant Director of Business Operations on or before November 18, 2020.
Twice a month the Office of Business & Operations reviews the balance of the food and beverage accounts for budgetary compliance and provides a communication as needed regarding the spending guidelines. Communication is based on these annual expenditure limits: Schools / Administrative Offices – 1% of budget allocation Office of the Superintendent – $5,000 Office of Teaching & Learning –… Continue Reading Budget Monitoring & Annual Limits
The payroll department is very excited to be rolling out a new and improved Kronos software time keeping system. Support staff have started logging into the new program as of Monday November 9th and the first pay using information from the new system will be December 4th. Highlights of the New System: Dashboards allow supervisors to quickly review information Electronic… Continue Reading New & Improved Time Keeping Software System
In-person external professional development outside of SDoL is not permitted. Virtual professional development is allowable Enter a purchase requisition if there is an expense such as registration Do NOT submit an external PD request form for virtual PD