Article 112. Mojave Water Agency of California Public Contract Code >> Division 2. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 1.5. >> Article 112.
The provisions of this article shall apply to contracts by
the Mojave Water Agency, as provided for in Chapter 2146 of the
Statutes of 1959.
Subject to the limitations in Section 14 of Chapter 166 of
the Statutes of 1967, the agency may join with one or more public
agencies, private corporations, or other persons for the purpose of
carrying out any of the powers of the agency, and for that purpose to
contract with the other public agencies, private corporations, or
persons for the purpose of financing the acquisitions, constructions,
and operations. The contract may provide for contributions to be
made by each party to the contract, the division and apportionment of
the expenses of acquisitions and operations, and the division and
apportionment of the benefits and the services and products
therefrom, may provide for any agency to effect the acquisitions and
to carry on those operations, and shall provide, in the powers and
methods of procedure for the agency, the method by which the agency
may contract. The contracts with other public agencies, private
corporations, or persons may contain any other and further covenants
and agreements that may be necessary or convenient to accomplish the
purposes of the contracts. As used in this section, "public agency"
shall be deemed to mean and include the United States or any
department or agency thereof, the State of California or any
department or agency thereof, or a county, city, public corporation,
or other public district of this state. As used in this section,
"private corporation" shall be deemed to mean and include any private
corporation organized under the laws of the United States or of this
or any other state. Contracts mentioned in this section include
those made with the United States, under the Federal Reclamation Act
of June 17, 1902, and all acts amendatory thereof or supplementary
thereto, or any other act of Congress heretofore or hereafter enacted
permitting cooperation. Any such contract with the United States or
any department or agency thereof, or with any private corporation
organized under the laws of the United States, by which the Mojave
Water Agency, or any improvement district thereof, incurs an
indebtedness or liability exceeding in any year the income and
revenue for that year shall not be executed without the assent of
two-thirds of the qualified electors of the agency, or an improvement
district thereof, voting at a special election to be held for that
purpose. The special election shall be called and held, so far as
practicable, in the same manner as bond elections for the agency. The
exact form of the contract need not be available at the time of the
special election, but all of the following shall be known and
included in the proposition or measure submitted to the qualified
electors of the agency, or an improvement district thereof, at the
(a) Purpose of the contract.
(b) Maximum amount of the indebtedness created by the contract.
(c) Maximum term of repayment.
(d) Maximum interest rate on the indebtedness created by the
In case of an emergency, if notice for bids to let contracts
will not be given, the agency shall respond to the emergency
pursuant to Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 22050).