City Of Santa Clara Charter Information

Charter Section 1310. Contract on public works.

Every contract involving an expenditure of more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for the construction or improvement, (excluding maintenance and repair), of public buildings, works, streets, drains, sewers, utilities, parks and playgrounds shall be let to the lowest responsible bidder after notice by publication in an official newspaper by one or more insertions, the first of which shall beat least ten days before the time for opening bids.

The City Council may reject any and all bids presented and may read verities in its discretion.