Chapter 8.06


8.06.010    Purpose.

8.06.020    Informal bid procedures.

8.06.030    Contractors list.

8.06.040    Notice inviting informal bids.

8.06.050    Award of contracts.

8.06.010 Purpose.

The purpose of the following sections is to establish alternative bid procedures for public works projects, as provided for by the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act. (Ord. 1993 § 1, 2008)

8.06.020 Informal bid procedures.

Public projects, as defined by the Act and in accordance with the limits listed in Section 22032 of the Public Contract Code, may be let to contract by informal procedures as set forth in Section 22032, et seq., of the Public Contract Code. (Ord. 1993 § 1, 2008)

8.06.030 Contractors list.

A list of contractors shall be developed and maintained in accordance with the provisions of Section 22034 of the Public Contract Code and criteria promulgated from time to time by the California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission. (Ord. 1993 § 1, 2008)

8.06.040 Notice inviting informal bids.

Where a public project is to be performed which is subject to the provisions of this chapter, a notice inviting informal bids shall be mailed to all contractors for the category of work to be bid, as shown on the list developed in accordance with CMC 8.06.030, and to all construction trade journals as specified by the California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission in accordance with Section 22036 of the Public Contract Code. Additional contractors and/or construction trade journals may be notified at the discretion of the department soliciting bids; provided, however:

A. If there is no list of qualified contractors maintained by the City for the particular category of work to be performed, the notice inviting bids shall be sent only to the construction trade journals specified by the Commission.

B. If the product or service is proprietary in nature such that it can be obtained only from a certain contractor or contractors, the notice inviting informal bids may be sent exclusively to such contractor or contractors. (Ord. 1993 § 1, 2008)

8.06.050 Award of contracts.

The City’s City Manager and/or his designee are authorized to award informal contracts pursuant to this chapter. (Ord. 1993 § 1, 2008)