Town of Southwick, MA
Hampden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Special Town Meeting 9-30-1974 by Art. 9 as Ch. III, Secs. 21, 22 and 23, of the 1975 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Finance Committee — See Ch. 24.

§ 8-1 Procedure.

[Amended ATM 5-29-1979 by Art. 15; ATM 4-19-1988 by Art. 23; ATM 4-17-1990 by Art. 15; STM 2-27-1991 by Art. 16; STM 11-19-1992 by Art. 11; STM 4-10-2001 by Art. 9]
The Town shall award every contract for the procurement of goods or services in accordance with the requirements of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 30B, with the exception of those contracts which are specifically exempted from the application of Chapter 30B pursuant to Section 1(b) of said chapter.

§ 8-2 Emergency waiver.

By joint consent of the Board of Selectmen and a majority of the Finance Committee, the provisions of § 8-1 of this chapter may be waived in the event of an emergency, damage or injury to Town property or public ways which would restrict for an unreasonable length of time the normal operation of the Town.

§ 8-3 Bond or security required for certain work.

Every contract for construction work, whether for alterations, repairs or original construction, the estimated cost of which amounts to $2,500 or more, shall be accompanied by a suitable bond for the performance of the same or by the deposit of money or security to the amount of the estimated cost.