40A-7.002.  


Effective on Thursday, August 13, 2020
  • 1When used in this chapter:

    6(1) “Contractor” means an individual, partnership, corporation, joint venture, professional association, an obligor to a third party beneficiary contract, or any other legal entity, including any associated principals, that has entered into a contract with the District for the performance of work. Contractor shall not include recipients of District grant funds.

    57(2) “District” means the Northwest Florida Water Management District.

    66(3) “Notice to Defaulting Contractor” means a written notification from the District to a contractor stating that the contractor materially breached a contract with the District for the purposes of this chapter and is being referred to the Governing Board for a determination as to whether the contractor should be placed on the District’s Temporary or Permanent Suspension List.

    125(4) “Obligor” means an entity that has promised or is otherwise legally obligated to perform an act or deed for the benefit of a third party beneficiary. Obligors to the District include but are not limited to insurance companies and surety companies.

    167(5) “Principal(s)” means a sole proprietor, partner, owner, officer, or director of the contractor that materially breached a District contract.

    187(6) “Re-procurement costs” means the total amount of additional expense, which may include administrative costs or attorney’s fees, that the District has or will incur in order to obtain substitute goods or services from another contractor to complete the requirements that the defaulting contractor failed to perform in accordance with the District contract.

    240(7) “Suspension Notice” means a written notification from the District informing a contractor that it has not been suspended from doing business with the District or informing a contractor that it has been placed on the District’s Suspension List and is temporarily or permanently suspended from doing business with the District.

    291(8) “Suspension List” means a list of contractors maintained by the District that are temporarily or permanently suspended from doing business with the District.

    315(9) “Third-party beneficiary” means whenever the District is the intended beneficiary of a contract but is not a party to the contract.

    337Rulemaking Authority 339373.610 FS. 341Law Implemented 343373.610 FS. 345History– New 8-13-20.