A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW BUNCOMBE COUNTY TO USE THE DESIGN-BUILD METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION. Enacted April 23, 2013. Effective April 23, 2013, and expires June 30, 2016.
Bill Summaries: H222 (2013-2014 Session)
Summary date: Apr 23 2013 - View summary
Summary date: Apr 10 2013 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition. Requires Buncombe County to award the contract to the best qualified team, taking into consideration all facets of the project, including compliance with GS 143-128.2 (minority business participation goals), removing consideration of project completion time and costs.
Summary date: Mar 28 2013 - View summary
House amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Provides that Buncombe County may use the design-build method of construction for the construction or renovation of buildings, facilities, and infrastructure owned by the County (was, City). The act only applies to those activities for a specified economic development project in Asheville.
Summary date: Mar 18 2013 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Allows Buncombe County to use the design-build method of construction for the construction or renovations of buildings, facilities, and infrastructure owned by the city of Asheville (was, for any road, water, sewer, sidewalk, public facility, and any other public infrastructure). Requires that the county solicit three (was, two) teams to bid the project, receive at least three (was, two) sealed proposals, and interview at least three (was, two) teams.
Sets the act to expire on June 30, 2016.
Summary date: Mar 5 2013 - View summary
Provides that despite the provisions of GS 143-128, GS 143-129, GS 143-131, GS 143-132, GS 143-64.31, and GS 143-64.32, Buncombe County is permitted to use the design-build construction method for any road, water, sewer, sidewalk, public facility, and any other public infrastructure. Provides additional criteria governing the solicitation of bids and the selection of the best qualified team with whom to contract for the project.
Provides that this act applies only to the demolition and construction of structures for an economic development project at 502 Sweeten Creek Industrial Park in Asheville.