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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 1.5. Water District Acts [20930 - 21641]

  ( Chapter 1.5 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69. )

ARTICLE 121. Metropolitan Water District [21560 - 21567]
  ( Article 121 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69. )

21560.
  

The provisions of this article shall apply to contracts by a Metropolitan Water District, as provided for in Chapter 209 of the Statutes of 1969.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69.)

21561.
  

As used in this article, “public corporation” means and includes the United States or any other public agency thereof or this or any other state or any political district or subdivision thereof.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69.)

21562.
  

A district may join with one or more other public or private corporations (within or without this state) for the purpose of carrying out any of its powers, and for that purpose may contract with any such other public or private corporation to finance acquisitions, constructions, and operations.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69.)

21563.
  

Any contract with any other public or private corporation pursuant to Section 21562 may provide for contributions to be made by each party and for the division and apportionment of the expenses of such acquisitions and operations, and the division and apportionment of the benefits, services, and products from the contract. Any such contract may provide for an agency to effect such acquisitions and carry on such operations, and shall provide in the powers and methods of procedure for such agency the method by which such agency may contract. Any such contract may contain such other and further covenants and agreements as may be necessary and convenient to accomplish such purposes.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69.)

21564.
  

The board may prescribe methods for the construction of works and for the letting of contracts for the construction of works, structures, or equipment, or for the performance or furnishing of labor, materials, or supplies required for the carrying out of any of the purposes of this act.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69.)

21565.
  

Whenever any work is not to be done by the district itself by force account, and the amount involved shall be twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) or more, the board shall provide for the letting of contracts to the lowest responsible bidder, after publication of notices inviting bids, but subject to the right of the board to reject any and all proposals.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69.)

21566.
  

The board, in advertising for bids and in letting contracts as provided in Section 21565, may require that all articles furnished to the district pursuant to such contracts be manufactured, produced, or fabricated in the United States or its territories, and may prohibit the use in, or employment in connection with, the carrying out of such contracts by the contractor or any subcontractor, of all machinery or materials except those which have been manufactured, produced, or fabricated in the United States or its territories, if they are determined by the board to be available.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69.)

21567.
  

(a) Notwithstanding the requirements of Section 21566, contracts, in writing or otherwise, may be let without advertising for, or inviting bids, when any repairs, alterations, or other work, or the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, or other property is deemed by the board to be for an emergency.

(b) In 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).

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 803, Sec. 76. Effective January 1, 1995.)

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