The District shall purchase equipment, supplies and services using competitive bidding when required by law and in accordance with statutory requirements for bidding and bidding procedures. In addition, formal bids may be required whenever it appears to be in the best interest of the District.

To ensure that good value is received for funds expended, specifications shall be carefully designed and shall describe in detail the quality, delivery and service required.

To assist the District in determining whether bidders are responsible, the Governing Board may require pre-qualification procedures as allowed by law.

Legal Reference:

Education Code
17595 Purchases through Department of General Services
38023 Transportation bids and contracts for services
38083 Purchase of perishable foodstuffs and seasonable commodities
38110 Purchase of supplies through county superintendent
38111 Purchases by district governing board
38112 Purchases of necessary supplies

Government Code
4330-4334 Preference of California-made materials
6252 Definitions for California Public Records Act
53060 Special services and advice

Public Contract Code
2000-2001 Responsive bidders
3400 Bids, specifications by brand or trade name not permitted
3410 United States produce and processed foods
12161 Definitions, recycled paper products
12168 Preference for purchase of recycled paper products
12169 Bidders to specify percentage of recycled paper product
12200 Definitions, recycled goods, materials and supplies
12210 Purchase of recycled products preferred
12213 Specification by bidder of recycled content
20107 Bidder's security
20111-20118.4 School districts especially:
20111 Contracts over $50,000; contracts for construction; award to lowest responsible bidder
20189 Bidder's security, earthquake relief
22002 Definition of public project
22030-22045 Alternative procedures for public projects (UPCCAA), especially:
22032 Dollar amount limits for public projects
22050 Alternative emergency procedures

First Reading: 11/8/00

Governing Board Adoption: 1/17/01

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