Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


March 15, 2000

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Manager
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number One Hundred Fifty-Eight


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Departmental Inventory System 20.51

The procedure for tracking items previously dropped from the University-wide inventory system has been modified.

Departmental Storage Available at General Storage Building 20.75

This revision adds chemicals and records to the list of restricted items.

Acquiring Equipment Under Federal Agreements 40.12

The Sponsored Projects Finance Office has updated the information about acquisition of equipment when subcontracts are involved.

Layoff–Classified Staff 60.37

This revision clarifies the definition of and procedures for handling layoffs for classified staff. The benefits provisions and employee procedures have been updated. This revision also includes the current organization of the University’s layoff units.

Courtesy Appointments and Reappointments 60.45

This section has been removed.

Meals and Lodging 95.06

This revision adds IRS tax requirements for non-overnight travel meals.

Motor Pool 95.35

The Motor Pool no longer offers bus rental services. The Motor Pool has updated the procedures for scheduling motor pool vehicles. Restrictions have been added to the procedures for making credit card payments for routine vehicle services while on the road. The Motor Pool office has also added criteria for obtaining half-day (reduced) rates for 8- and 15-passenger vans.

The Vehicle Request/Justification form is modified to allow entry of the name and e-mail address of the person responsible for maintaining the vehicle.