Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


November 19, 2002

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


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Establishing, Naming, and Terminating WSU Accounts 30.05

This revision updates the procedures for establishing, changing, and terminating projects and accounts. The definitions of budget, project, and subfund are also updated.

Personnel Action 60.25

Human Resource Services (HRS) has updated the list of tenure areas. HRS has also updated the description of documentation which departments are to attach to the Personnel Action Form when hiring new faculty.

Overtime-Eligible Employees 60.58

The title of this section is changed from Overtime–Classified Staff.

This revision updates the requirements for overtime-eligible faculty, administrative/professionals, and classified staff.

Relocation Expenses 70.30

The Office of State Procurement has implemented fees for processing relocation purchase orders and relocation purchase order cancellations which are charged to the hiring department.

The cost limit for requiring competitive bids for truck or trailer rental is raised from $800 to $8,000. Employees must select the lowest bid unless providing written reasons for not using that firm.

All-University Records Retention Schedules: Payroll and Personnel Records Used Campus-Wide 90.01.30-37

The record series titled Payroll Deduction Forms is added to the All-University Records Retention Schedules.

Retention of Electronic Mail 90.03

This new section provides guidelines for the retention of electronic mail.