(a) The board may enter into any contract that the board considers necessary or convenient
to carry out the purposes and powers granted by this chapter, including a lease or
other contract connected with, incident to, or affecting the acquisition, financing,
construction, equipment, maintenance, renovation, repair, improvement, or operation
of real property or facilities.
(b) If the contract is for an amount less than or equal to the amount in Section 262.023, the board may enter into the contract without advertisement. If the contract is for more than that amount, the contract is subject to the bidding
provisions for contracts applicable to the county.
(c) To be effective, a contract must be:
(1) approved by resolution of the board;
(2) executed by the president or vice-president; and
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