(A)   Established.  It is found and declared, pursuant to Cal. Health and Safety Code § 33101, that there is a need for the redevelopment agency created by § 33100 of the law to function in the city. The agency is authorized to transact business and exercise its powers under the Community Development Law, and shall be known as the "San Joaquin Redevelopment Agency".
(1994 Code, § 2.28-010)
   (B)   City Council to serve as agency.  Pursuant to Cal. Health and Safety Code § 33200, the City Council does find that the public interest and the public safety and welfare will be promoted in an effective manner by having the City Council serve as the agency. The City Council does declare itself to be the agency and all rights, powers, duties, privileges and immunities, vested by law in a redevelopment agency shall be vested in the City Council except as otherwise provided by law.
(1994 Code, § 2.28-020)
   (C)   Contracts.  Contracts between the City Redevelopment Agency or any of its agencies or subsidiaries and any third party shall be valid only if all of the following conditions are satisfied:
      (1)   The contract is in writing;
      (2)    The contract has been approved as to form by the Agency's attorney;
      (3)   The governing body of the contracting entity has approved the contract and designated an authorized individual to execute the contract, and such approval is recorded in the written minutes of the body; and
      (4)   The contract is executed on behalf of the entity by a duly authorized individual.  As used in this division (C), CONTRACT shall include, but not be limited to, the whole or particular provisions of contracts, agreements, leases or other documents, and any modifications or amendments thereto by which the Agency, its agencies or subsidiaries agrees to voluntarily obligate itself. This division (C) shall not apply to customary or routine purchases of supplies and materials for use in the entity's offices or public works department, or to supplies, equipment or services purchased pursuant to Chapter 35 of this code.
(Ord. 89-106, passed - -1990; Ord. 00-106, passed 2-14-2001)