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Purchases and public worksCompetitive bids requiredExceptions.

Insofar as practicable, purchases and any public works by the district shall be based on competitive bids. A formal sealed bid procedure shall be used as standard procedure for purchases and contracts for purchases executed by the board of commissioners. Formal sealed bidding shall not be required for:
(1) The purchase of any materials, supplies, or equipment if the cost will not exceed the sum of forty thousand dollars. However, whenever the estimated cost does not exceed seventy-five thousand dollars, the commissioners may by resolution use the process provided in RCW 39.04.190 to award contracts;
(2) Contracting for work to be done involving the construction or improvement of a fire station or other buildings where the estimated cost will not exceed the sum of thirty thousand dollars, which includes the costs of labor, material, and equipment;
(3) Contracts using the small works roster process under RCW 39.04.155; and
(4) Any contract for purchases or public work pursuant to RCW 39.04.280 if an exemption contained within that section applies to the purchase or public work.


FindingIntent2019 c 434: See note following RCW 35.23.352.
PurposePart headings not law2000 c 138: See notes following RCW 39.04.155.
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