Modoc Joint Unified is committed to promoting public accountability and ensuring prudent use of public funds.  In leasing or purchasing equipment, materials, supplies or services for the District and when contracting for public projects involving District facilities, the Board shall explore lawful opportunities to obtain the greatest possible value for its expenditure of public funds.  When required by law, or if the Board determines that it is in the best interest of the District, such leases and purchases shall be made using competitive bidding.