Code Section

Public Contract Code - PCC

DIVISION 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS [1100 - 22355]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1981, Ch. 306. )
  

PART 3. CONTRACTING BY LOCAL AGENCIES [20100 - 22178]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 465, Sec. 11. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Local Agency Public Construction Act [20100 - 20929]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 465, Sec. 11. )
  

ARTICLE 60. Bridge and Highway Districts [20910 - 20919]
  ( Heading of Article 60 amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 68. )

  
20914.  

(a) The district shall advertise, pursuant to Section 6066 of the Government Code, for contracts for all vessel repair, maintenance, and alteration work if the estimated expenditure exceeds one million dollars ($1,000,000), and for all other construction, repair, maintenance, and alteration work, and all similar work, if the estimated expenditure exceeds five thousand dollars ($5,000), in at least one newspaper and one trade paper of general circulation designated by the general manager, that are published in any one county or portion of a county within the district.

(b) The district shall publicly open the bids and award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder as follows:

(1) For public works contracts that are subject to subdivision (a).

(2) For vessel repair, maintenance, and alteration work contracts.

(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the district may, at its discretion, use informal bidding for contracts as follows:

(1) For construction, repair, maintenance, and alteration work, and all similar work, with an estimated expenditure that does not exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000).

(2) For vessel repair, maintenance, and alteration work that does not exceed one million dollars ($1,000,000).

(d) The district shall enact an ordinance if it elects to use informal bidding pursuant to subdivision (c) that governs the selection of contractors to perform construction, repair, maintenance, and alteration work, and all similar work, by informal bid. The ordinance shall include all of the following:

(1) Notice to contractors shall be provided in a manner determined by the district.

(2) The notice inviting informal bids shall describe the project in general terms and how to obtain more detailed information about the project, and state the time and place for the submission of bids.

(e) Any contracts for vessel repair, maintenance, and alteration work that does not exceed one million dollars ($1,000,000) for which the informal bidding procedure adopted pursuant to subdivision (d) is not used shall be advertised pursuant to subdivision (a) and awarded pursuant to subdivision (b).

(f) In case of emergency, work may be contracted without advertising or competitive bidding, provided that the district complies with Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 22050).

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 396, Sec. 2. (SB 622) Effective January 1, 2018.)