(A)   Generally. The Township Treasurer shall maintain an imprest cash fund (petty cash drawer) to exchange currency in order to make change for a cash financial transaction.
   (B)   Optional: petty cash.
      (1)   The Township Treasurer shall maintain a petty cash fund of up to $100 to provide for the immediate purchase of emergency materials, supplies or service only. Routine or other non-emergency purchases shall not be made from the petty cash fund. The purchase requisition/purchase order procedure is required for all normal purchases.
      (2)   Loans, cash advances, making change and personal check cashing are prohibited. Cash refunds shall not be issued for overpayments at the time of occurrence (i.e., either a credit should be issued or a check refund generated through accounts payable).
(Board and Administrative Policies Manual, § 4.30)