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SECTION 408-A
Advertising for bids; letting of contracts
County (CNT) CHAPTER 11, ARTICLE 8
§ 408-a. Advertising for bids; letting of contracts. 1. 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, 2024

* 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, 2024