SEC. 51-17-19. Construction contracts.
All construction contracts by the district, where the amount of the contract shall exceed two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00), shall be made upon at least three weeks' public notice by advertisement in a newspaper of general circulation in the district, which notice shall state the thing to be done and invite sealed proposals, to be filed with the secretary of the district, to do the work; and in all such cases, before the notice shall be published, the plans and specifications for the work shall be filed with the secretary of the district and there remain. The board of directors of the district shall award the contract to the lowest and best bidder, who will comply with the terms imposed by such board and enter into bond with sufficient sureties, to be approved by the board, in such penalty as shall be fixed by such board but in no case to be less than the contract price, conditioned for the prompt, proper, and efficient performance of the contract.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5956-229; Laws, 1964, ch. 249, Sec. 9, eff from and after passage (approved June 1, 1964).
SECTION 2. Sections 51-17-1, 51-17-3, 51-17-5, 51-17-7, 51-17-9, 51-17-11, 51-17-15 and 51-17-17, Mississippi Code of 1972, which establish legislative intent and policy for the Big Black River Basin District, authorize the organization of the district and specify which counties may become part of the district, and provide for a board of directors, creation of the district, payments to the district, expenses of the district and powers and duties of the district, are repealed.
SOURCE: 1997 Laws, Chapter 403, Section 2, SB2937, Effective July 1, 1997.