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24-626.Letting of contracts for improvements; bond of contractor; work under direction of drain commissioner. After the board of supervisors have certified the total levy of the costs and expenses of the drainage improvements to the county clerk as directed by this act, they may proceed to let a contract for the construction of such improvements; and for that purpose they shall give notice by publication thereof for twenty days in a newspaper of general circulation in the county or counties in which the drainage district is situated, and in such other newspapers as they may deem advisable, calling for sealed bids for the construction of said improvements or any part thereof, notifying the public thereby of the time and place where such bids will be received and opened, and where the plans and specifications may be seen.

On the day fixed the board shall open and consider the bids and may let the contract for the whole work, or any part thereof, to the lowest responsible bidder, or may reject any and all bids and readvertise for proposals, or may proceed to construct the work under their own superitendence. Contract for the purchase of materials shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. The person to whom a contract is awarded shall enter into a bond with good and sufficient sureties to be approved by the board, payable to the district for its use, for the amount of the contract price, conditioned for the faithful performance of such contract. The work shall be done under the direction and to the satisfaction of the drain commissioner, and subject to the approval of the board.

History: L. 1911, ch. 168, § 26; May 22; R.S. 1923, 24-626.



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