Article 129. Colusa County Flood Control And Water Conservation District of California Public Contract Code >> Division 2. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 1.5. >> Article 129.
The provisions of this article shall apply to contracts by
the Colusa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, as
provided for in Chapter 926 of the Statutes of 1983.
(a) All contracts for the construction of any unit of work,
except as provided, estimated to cost in excess of twenty-five
thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be let to the lowest responsible
bidder in the manner provided in this article.
(b) The board shall advertise by three insertions in a daily
newspaper of general circulation or two insertions in a weekly
newspaper of general circulation published in the district inviting
sealed proposals for the construction of the work before any contract
shall be made, and may let by contract separately any part of the
work. The board shall require the successful bidder to file with the
board good and sufficient bonds to be approved by the board
conditioned upon the faithful performance of the contract and upon
the payment of the claims for labor and material. The board may
reject any bid.
(c) If all proposals are rejected or no proposals are received
pursuant to advertisement, or where the estimated cost of the work
does not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000), or where the
work consists of channel protection, maintenance work, or emergency
work, the board, by unanimous vote of all members present, 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 may purchase in the open market, without
advertising for bids, materials and supplies for use in any work
either under contract or by force account.
(d) The provisions of this section have no application to a
contract entered into with the United States or to a contract
authorized by a vote of the eligible voters of the district or a