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SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT POLICY NO. 6330 GOVERNING BOARD

BP 6330 Purchasing

Adopted: by the Board September 26, 2002 Page 1 of 1
Reference: Education Code Section 81656; Public Contracts Code Section 20650 The Superintendent/President is delegated the authority to purchase supplies, materials, apparatus, equipment and services as necessary to the efficient operation of the District. No such purchase shall exceed the amounts specified by Section 20651 of the California Public contract Code as amended from time to time.
All such transactions shall be reviewed by the Board every sixty (60) days. 

SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT POLICY NO. 6340 GOVERNING BOARD 

BP 6340 Contracts

Adopted: by the Board September 26, 2002 Page 1 of 1
Reference: Education Code Sections 81641, et seq.; Public Contracts Code Sections 20650, et seq.

The Board delegates to the Superintendent/President the authority to enter into contracts on behalf of the District and to establish administrative procedures for contract awards and management, subject to the following:

  • Contracts are not enforceable obligations until they are ratified by the Board.
  • Contracts for work to be done, services to be performed or for goods, equipment or supplies to be furnished or sold to the District that exceed the amounts specified in Public Contracts Code Section 20651 shall require prior approval by the Board.
  • When bids are required according to Public Contracts Code Section 20651, the Board shall award each such contract to the lowest responsible bidder who meets the specifications published by the District and who shall give such security as the Board requires, or rejects all bids.
  • If the Superintendent/President concludes that the best interests of the District will be served by pre-qualification of bidders in accordance with Public Contracts Code Section 20651.5, pre-qualification may be conducted in accordance with procedures that provide for a uniform system of rating on the basis of a questionnaire and financial statements.
  • If the best interests of the District will be served by a contract, lease, requisition or purchase order, through any other public corporation or agency in accordance with Public Contracts Code Section 20652, the Superintendent/President is authorized to proceed with a contract.

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