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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 69. Orange County Flood Control District [21020 - 21024]
  ( Article 69 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1128, Sec. 69. )

21020.
  

The provisions of this article shall apply to contracts by the Orange County Flood Control District, as provided for in Chapter 723 of the Statutes of 1927.

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

21020.2.
  

All contracts for any improvement or unit of work, except as provided in this article, estimated to cost in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000), shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder in the manner provided in this article. The board of supervisors of the district shall advertise by five or more insertions in a daily newspaper of general circulation, or by two or more insertions in a weekly newspaper of general circulation, printed and published in the district, inviting sealed proposals for the construction or work of the proposed improvement or work and may let by contract separately, any part of the work or improvement. The board shall have the right to reject any bids not suitable to the best interests of the district. In the event all proposals are rejected, or no proposals are received pursuant to advertising, or the estimated cost of the work does not exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or the work consists of channel protection, maintenance work, or emergency work, the board of supervisors may, without advertising for bids, have the work done by force account. 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). The district shall have power to purchase in the open market, without advertising for bids, materials and supplies for use in any work being done by it either under contract or by force account whenever the estimated costs of the materials or supplies do not exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000); and provided further, that in case of emergency work, the district shall have the power to purchase in the open market, without advertising for bids therefor, materials and supplies for use in any work, even though the cost thereof should exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000).

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 803, Sec. 21. Effective January 1, 1995.)

21020.5.
  

Any improvement for which bonds are voted under the provisions of the act shall be made in conformity with the report, plans, specifications, and map theretofore adopted, as above specified, unless the doing of any of the work described in the report shall be prohibited by law, or be rendered contrary to the best interests of the district by some change of conditions in relation thereto, in which event the board of supervisors may, by a vote of four-fifths of all the members thereof, order necessary changes made in the proposed work or improvements, and may cause new plans and specifications to be made and adopted therefor.

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

21020.8.
  

Any work or improvements provided for in the act may be located, constructed, and maintained in, along, or across any public road or highway in the County of Orange, in the manner as to afford security for life and property, but the board of supervisors of the district shall restore or cause to be restored any public road or highway to its former state as near as may be, so as not to impair its usefulness.

(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 538, Sec. 555. Effective January 1, 2007.)

21020.9.
  

The plans and specifications for any work proposed to be done, or improvements to be made, under the act, in any municipality in the district shall first be approved by the legislative body of the municipality before the commencement of the work or improvements, and before any contract shall be let therefor; provided, that in the event the legislative body shall refuse or neglect to approve the plans and specifications for the work or improvement within 30 days after being requested by the board of supervisors so to do, then the board of supervisors shall omit the doing of the work or making of the improvements within the municipality, and the omission shall not affect the validity of its proceedings under the act, and the funds which were to be expended for the proposed work or improvement in the municipality may be expended elsewhere by the board of supervisors for carrying out the purposes of the act.

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

21021.
  

Every contract entered into by the district for construction or improvements shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 303 of the Statutes of 1919, as amended; and the board of supervisors of the district shall require the contractor to file with it good and sufficient bonds conditioned upon the faithful performance of the contract and upon the payment of all claims for labor and material in connection therewith in accordance with the provisions of that act.

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

21022.
  

The contract shall be entered into by the engineer, and the assessment and warrant, when confirmed, shall be recorded in the office of the engineer.

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

21023.
  

The governing body of said district shall have full authority to cause to be inserted in specifications and contracts for any flood control work financed or paid for in whole or in part out of moneys obtained from the United States, or any department or agency thereof, as a loan, grant or appropriation, such provisions or terms as may be prescribed by the United States, or such department or agency, as a condition upon which such federal funds are loaned, granted, or appropriated.

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

21024.
  

Emergency work, found by the board of supervisors to be necessary, may be done by negotiated contract without advertising for bids. 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. 22. Effective January 1, 1995.)

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