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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 60.5. Reclamation Districts [20920 - 20927]
  ( Article 60.5 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1042, Sec. 1. )

  
20926.  

(a) In the event of any emergency, the board may negotiate and award a contract for construction of work to prevent damage or repair damaged works without advertising for bids and expend any sum reasonably required in the emergency. If notice for bids to let contracts will not be given, the board shall comply with Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 22050).

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the board or any trustee authorizing or contracting for work in an emergency shall, if practicable, informally solicit bids or requests for proposals to seek to obtain the best terms possible, including the lowest price term, given the urgent circumstances of the emergency, and, promptly after the emergency ends, shall document the circumstances of the emergency and the bid or proposal accepted.

(c) Work to further reconstruct or rehabilitate damaged works after the emergency ends shall be subject to the requirements of this article.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 803, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 1995.)