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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 10.5. SCHOOL FACILITIES [17210 - 17653]

  ( Part 10.5 repealed (by Sec. 4) and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 5. Property Maintenance and Control [17565 - 17614]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 3. Contracts [17595 - 17606]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. )

17595.
  

Nothing in this code shall preclude the governing board of any school district from purchasing materials, equipment, or supplies through the Department of General Services pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 10299 of the Public Contract Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 263, Sec. 18. Effective January 1, 2008.)

17596.
  

Continuing contracts for work to be done, services to be performed, or for apparatus or equipment to be furnished, sold, built, installed, or repaired for the district, or for materials or supplies to be furnished or sold to the district may be made with an accepted vendor as follows: for work or services, or for apparatus or equipment, not to exceed five years; for materials or supplies, not to exceed three years.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17597.
  

In addition to utilizing the procedures specified in Article 14 (commencing with Section 17545) of Chapter 4, any school district or any county board of education may, by direct sale or otherwise, sell to a purchaser any electronic data processing equipment, other major items of equipment, or any relocatable building owned by, or to be owned by, the school district or county board, if the purchaser agrees to lease the equipment or building back to the school district or county for use by the school district or county following the sale.

The approval by the governing board of the school district or of the county superintendent of schools of the sale and leaseback shall be given only if the governing board of the school district or the county superintendent of schools finds, by resolution, that the equipment is data processing equipment, another major item of equipment, or a relocatable building within the meaning of this section and that the sale and leaseback is the most economical means for providing the electronic data processing equipment, other major items of equipment, or relocatable building to the school district or county. For purposes of determining the area of existing adequate school construction under the Leroy F. Greene State School Building Lease-Purchase Law of 1976, any portable relocatable classroom acquired under this section and used for classroom purposes shall be considered owned by the district.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17598.
  

The governing board of a school district may contract for electromechanical or electronic data processing work.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17599.
  

Nothing contained in this article shall be construed to limit the authority of any school district to contract for electromechanical or electronic data processing work to be done or related services to be performed with any other public agency pursuant to the provisions of Article 1 (commencing with Section 6500) of Chapter 5 of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code or Section 11000 or 11001 of this code.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17600.
  

The governing board of any district defined hereafter, in addition to any other authority granted by law, may employ as classified employees, in accordance with rules and regulations established by the personnel commission, any certificated employees of the district or districts during vacation periods, or on any other day or days when the certificated employee is not required to perform services for the district, to repair or build apparatus or equipment related to their duties as certificated employees even though the total cost of labor exceeds one thousand dollars ($1,000). This section applies only when the average daily attendance of any school district, or of two or more school districts governed by governing boards of identical personnel, is 400,000 or more, as shown by the annual report of the county superintendent of schools for the preceding school year.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17601.
  

Notwithstanding any limitations imposed by this article specifically with respect to electromechanical or electronic data processing work to be done or related services to be performed, the governing board of a school district, the boundaries of which are coterminous with those of the City and County of San Francisco, may contract for such work to be done or related services to be performed, without regard to such limitations.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17602.
  

The governing board of any school district may purchase from the federal government or any agency thereof any surplus property, as defined in the Surplus Property Act of 1944, in any amount needed for the operation of the schools of the district without taking estimates or advertising for bids.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17603.
  

The governing board of any school district shall determine the method of payment for construction contracts, including progress payments for completed portions of the work or for materials delivered on the ground or stored subject to the control of the board and unused.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17604.
  

Wherever in this code the power to contract is invested in the governing board of the school district or any member thereof, the power may by a majority vote of the board be delegated to its district superintendent, or to any persons that he or she may designate, or if there be no district superintendent then to any other officer or employee of the district that the board may designate. The delegation of power may be limited as to time, money or subject matter or may be a blanket authorization in advance of its exercise, all as the governing board may direct. However, no contract made pursuant to the delegation and authorization shall be valid or constitute an enforceable obligation against the district unless and until the same shall have been approved or ratified by the governing board, the approval or ratification to be evidenced by a motion of the board duly passed and adopted. In the event of malfeasance in office, the school district official invested by the governing board with the power of contract shall be personally liable to the school district employing him or her for any and all moneys of the district paid out as a result of the malfeasance.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17605.
  

The governing board by majority vote may adopt a rule, delegating to any officer or employee of the district as the board may designate, the authority to purchase supplies, materials, apparatus, equipment, and services. No rule shall authorize any officer or employee to make any purchases involving an expenditure by the district in excess of the amount specified by Section 20111 of the Public Contract Code. The rule shall prescribe the limits of the delegation as to time, money, and subject matter. All transactions entered into by the officer or employee shall be reviewed by the governing board every 60 days.

In the event of malfeasance in office, the school district officer or employee invested by the governing board with the power to contract shall be personally liable for any and all moneys of the district paid out as a result of the malfeasance.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17606.
  

The governing board of any school district with an average daily attendance of not less than 60,000 may by majority vote authorize its district superintendent, or such person as he or she may designate, to expend up to one hundred dollars ($100) per transaction for work done, compensation for employees or consultants, and purchases of equipment, supplies, or materials. Ratification by the governing board shall not be required with respect to transactions entered into pursuant to this section. In the event of malfeasance in office, the school district official invested by the governing board with authority to act under this section shall be personally liable for any and all moneys of the district paid out as a result of the malfeasance.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

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