New York County Law
Sec. § 408-A
Advertising for Bids; Letting of Contracts


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Every officer, board or agency of the county shall let all contracts for public work and all purchase contracts to the lowest responsible bidder after advertisement for bids where so required by section one hundred three of the general municipal law. The board of supervisors may require contracts involving an expenditure of less than the amount specified in such section to be let in the manner provided therein. The term "officer" as used in this section shall mean and include any officer paid compensation from county funds. * 2. The board of supervisors may, in the case of any purchase contract or any contract for services, other than services subject to article nine of the labor law, of the county to be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder after advertisement for bids, authorize the inclusion of a provision whereby purchases may be made or such services may be obtained under such contract by any political subdivision or fire company (as both are defined in section one hundred of the general municipal law) or district. In such event, the board shall adopt rules prescribing the conditions under which, and the manner in which, purchases may be made or services may be obtained by such political subdivision, fire company or district. * NB Effective until July 31, 2019 * 2. The board of supervisors may, in the case of any purchase contract or any contract for services, other than services subject to article eight or nine of the labor law, of the county to be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder after advertisement for bids, authorize the inclusion of a provision whereby purchases may be made or such services may be obtained under such contract by any political subdivision or fire company (as both are defined in section one hundred of the general municipal law) or district. In such event, the board shall adopt rules prescribing the conditions under which, and the manner in which, purchases may be made or services may be obtained by such political subdivision, fire company or district. * NB Effective July 31, 2019
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