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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 38. County Drainage Districts [20620 - 20624]
  ( Heading of Article 38 amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 46. )

20620.
  

The provisions of this article shall apply to contracts by county drainage districts, as provided for in the County Drainage District Act, Division 17 (commencing with Section 56000) of the Water Code.

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

20621.
  

Upon completion of the precise plans and specifications, the work or any portion of it may be done in any of the following ways as ordered by the district board:

(a) By purchasing the material and doing the work by day labor.

(b) By purchasing the material and letting a contract for the doing of the work.

(c) By purchasing only a portion or none of the material and letting a contract for furnishing the balance or all of the material and the doing of the work.

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

20622.
  

Any contract for the doing of the work and furnishing any or all of the material shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder submitting a sealed bid in response to a notice calling for bids.

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

20623.
  

The notice shall be published once a week for at least two successive weeks in a newspaper circulated in the county and shall refer to precise plans and specifications covering the work to be done and materials, if any, to be furnished. If the material to be purchased costs over one thousand dollars ($1,000), and there is no purchasing agent, the material shall be purchased from the lowest responsible bidder.

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

20624.
  

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. 39.)

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