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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 30. WASTE MANAGEMENT [40000 - 49620]

  ( Division 30 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1096, Sec. 2. )

PART 8. GARBAGE AND REFUSE DISPOSAL [49000 - 49620]

  ( Part 8 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

CHAPTER 1. Garbage Disposal Districts [49000 - 49050]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

ARTICLE 3. Administration [49018 - 49020]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22. )

49018.
  

The board of supervisors is the governing body of the district and may do any or all of the following:

(a) Make and enforce all rules and regulations necessary for the administration and government of the district, and for the collection and disposal of garbage and other refuse matter in the district.

(b) Appoint agents and employees for the district sufficient to maintain and operate the property acquired for the purposes of the district.

(c) Acquire in the name of the county, by gift, purchase, condemnation, or otherwise, and own, control, manage, and dispose of, any interest in real or personal property necessary or convenient for the collection and disposal of the garbage or other refuse matter of the district.

(d) Perform all of the acts necessary or proper to accomplish the purposes of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

49019.
  

(a) The board of supervisors may enter into contracts for the disposal of garbage and other refuse matter. Whenever the board enters into, or renews such a contract, it shall advertise for bids for the performance of the work in a newspaper of general circulation in the county. The advertisement shall be published pursuant to Section 6062 of the Government Code. If there is no newspaper of general circulation published in the county, the notice shall be given by posting in three public places for at least two weeks.

(b) All bidders shall be granted an opportunity to ascertain the details of the nature of the work to be done under the contract. The contract shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder. If no satisfactory bid is obtained, the board may reject all bids. If all bids are rejected, the board of supervisors may readvertise for bids or, without the necessity of readvertising, may enter into contracts for the disposal of garbage and other refuse for a term not to exceed six months on terms that are necessary or proper in the exercise of the district’s powers.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

49020.
  

If an emergency occasioned by default of a contractor or other circumstances which would be detrimental to the public health, safety, or welfare of the inhabitants of the district, the board of supervisors may, without the necessity of advertising for bids, enter into contracts for the disposal of garbage and other refuse for a term not to exceed six months on terms that are necessary or proper, in the exercise of the districts’ power.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1095, Sec. 22.)

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