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Public Contract Code - PCC


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


  ( 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 19. San Mateo County Transit District [20330 - 20332]
  ( Heading of Article 19 amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 27. )


The provisions of this article shall apply to contracts by the San Mateo County Transit District, as provided for in Part 15 (commencing with Section 103000) of Division 10 of the Public Utilities Code.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 465, Sec. 11.)


Contracts for the construction of transit works or transit facilities in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder after competitive bidding, except in emergency declared by the vote of seven members of the board. In the case of an emergency, if notice for bids to let contracts will not be given, the board shall comply with Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 22050).

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 803, Sec. 2.6. Effective January 1, 1995.)


All bids for construction work shall be presented under sealed cover and shall be accompanied by one of the following forms of bidder’s security:

(a) Cash.

(b) A cashier’s check made payable to the district.

(c) A certified check made payable to the district.

(d) A bidder’s bond executed by an admitted surety insurer, made payable to the district.

Upon an award to the lowest bidder, the security of an unsuccessful bidder shall be returned in a reasonable period of time, but in no event shall that security be held by the district beyond 60 days from the time the award is made.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 808, Sec. 22.)

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