City Of La Quinta Charter Information

Charter

Section 200. Public Works Contracts. The City shall have the power to establish standards, procedures, rules or regulations to regulate all aspects of the bidding, award and performance of any public works contract, including, but not limited to, the compensation rates to be paid for the performance of such work.

Municipal Code

3.12.030 Public works contracts.

A. Contracts for public works projects, which, for purposes of this chapter, are “public projects” as defined in Section 20161 of the California Public Contract Code, shall be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder.
B. The specific procedures and rules governing the solicitation of bids and award of contracts for public works projects are those set forth in the purchasing and contracting policies and procedures resolution adopted by the city council as amended from time to time.
C. Except when federal or state law governs a public works project that must conform to federal or state requirements, as applicable, for the solicitation and awarding of public works contracts, the requirements set forth in the purchasing and contracting policies and procedures resolution adopted by the city council shall govern contracts for public works. (Ord. 529 § 2, 2015)