Article 2. Contracts of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 5. >> Article 2.
The district may make contracts and enter into stipulations
of any nature whatsoever, either in connection with eminent domain
proceedings or otherwise, including, without limiting the generality
of the foregoing, contracts and stipulations to indemnify and save
harmless, and to do all acts necessary for, incidental to, or
convenient for the full exercise of the powers granted in this part.
The district may contract with any department or agency of
the United States of America or of the State of California or with
any public or private corporation upon such terms and conditions as
the directors find is for the best interests of the district.
The district may contract with any person, firm,
corporation, association, organization, or other entity, public or
private, for the acquisition, construction, development, joint
development, maintenance, operation, leasing, and disposition of
facilities of the district.
The district may insure against any accident to or
destruction of the system or any part thereof.
The district may insure against loss of revenues from any
The district may insure against public liability or property
damage, or both. It may provide in the proceedings authorizing the
issuance of any bonds for the carrying of such or any other
insurance, in such amount and of such character as may be specified,
and for the payment of the premiums thereon.
Any bonds, notes, warrants and other evidences of
indebtedness issued or incurred by the district shall be signed as
provided in the section of this part applicable thereto or as
provided in any other law applicable thereto; provided, however, that
if the particular section or law does not prescribe the method of
such execution, the method provided for bonds of the district shall
apply so far as applicable. All other contracts of the district shall
be executed on behalf of the district by the general manager;
provided, however, that the board may, by resolution, fix any other
method of executing such contracts.