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§ 5-504. Cafeterias

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. Education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article V. Duties and Powers of Boards of School Directors (Refs & Annos)
24 P.S. § 5-504
§ 5-504. Cafeterias
(a) The board of school directors in any school district shall have power to establish, equip, maintain, and operate cafeterias, or to contract for any services necessary for the operation of a food service program, in any of the schools under its jurisdiction, whenever in its judgment it is deemed advisable to do so, and shall have power to appoint such directors, supervisors, or other employes as are necessary, and set and pay their salaries.
(b) The cost of housing, equipping and operating such cafeterias may be charged against the funds of the school district.
(c) The food served shall be sold to the pupils, teachers, and school employes of the cafeterias at such price as will not materially exceed the cost of operation.
(d) It shall be legal for boards of school directors to authorize the proper school employe to purchase perishable food supplies for cafeterias without advertising for bids.
(e) There shall be a separate cafeteria fund, and all payments from said fund shall be made upon a special order drawn by the school employe authorized to purchase food supplies. Said employe shall present each month to the board of directors, for approval, a statement of receipts and expenditures.
(f) The accounts shall be subject to examination by the auditors of the school district in like manner as other accounts of the school district. Any balance of funds accruing from the operation of the cafeteria must be used only for the improvement or maintenance of the cafeteria and may not be used for other purposes.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. V, § 504. Amended 1952, Jan. 14, P.L. (1951) 1895, § 1; 1978, July 1, P.L. 575, No. 105, § 2, imd. effective.
24 P.S. § 5-504, PA ST 24 P.S. § 5-504
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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