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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 53.5. Recreation and Park Districts [20815 - 20815.5]
  ( Article 53.5 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 2. )

20815.
  

The provisions of this article shall apply to contracts by recreation and park districts as provided in the Recreation and Park District Law, Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 5780) of Division 5 of the Public Resources Code.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2002.)

20815.1.
  

(a) All contracts for new construction estimated to cost in excess of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder after competitive bidding.

(b) All contracts for alterations, maintenance, or repairs estimated to cost in excess of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder after competitive bidding.

(c) All contracts for materials and supplies not related to new construction, alterations, maintenance, or repairs estimated to cost in excess of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder after competitive bidding.

(d) A district may purchase in the open market without calling for bids, materials and supplies estimated to cost less than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for use in the work either under contract or by force account.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2002.)

20815.3.
  

(a) A district shall publish notice inviting bids for any contract for which competitive bidding is required at least one time in a newspaper of general circulation in the district at least one week before the time specified for receiving bids. The notice shall distinctly state the work to be done.

(b) In its discretion, the board of directors may do any of the following:

(1) Reject all bids and readvertise.

(2) By a four-fifths vote, elect to purchase the materials or supplies in the open market.

(3) By a four-fifths vote, elect to construct the building, structure, or improvement by force account.

(c) In the case of an emergency, the board of directors may act pursuant to Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 22050).

(d) The board of directors may, subject to the provisions of Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 9550) of Title 3 of Part 6 of Division 4 of the Civil Code, require the posting of those bonds it deems as a condition to the filing of a bid or the letting of a contract.

(e) The district shall keep cost records of the work pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 4000) of Division 5 of Title 1 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 697, Sec. 54. (SB 189) Effective January 1, 2011. Operative July 1, 2012, by Sec. 105 of Ch. 697.)

20815.5.
  

Notwithstanding Sections 20815.1 and 20815.3, a district may use the provisions of the Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act, Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 22000).

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2002.)

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