A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A PROPERLY SUBMITTED VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION PETITION IS DEFEATED BY VOTE OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNING BODY THE MUNICIPALITY MUST PROVIDE SOME MUNICIPAL SERVICES UPON PAYMENT OF DEFINED COSTS, TO LEGISLATIVELY ANNEX CERTAIN PROPERTY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DURHAM THAT WAS PETITIONED FOR ANNEXATION, AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DURHAM TO ALLOW THE CITY TO DELAY THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF VOLUNTARY ANNEXATIONS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF DURHAM TO USE DESIGN-BUILD DELIVERY METHODS FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A POLICE HEADQUARTERS AND ANNEX FACILITY, TWO POLICE SERVICE CENTERS, AND A 911 FACILITY, AND AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY OF DURHAM TO CONSTRUCT WATER TREATMENT PLANT AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT PROJECTS WITHOUT COMPLYING WITH SPECIFIED PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 8 OF CHAPTER 143 OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, AND CONCERNING NOTES OR DEEDS OF TRUST TO RESERVE WASTEWATER TREATMENT CAPACITY.
Amends SL 1975-671, to allow the City of Durham (Durham) to award contracts for the design and construction of a police headquarters and annex facility, two police service centers, and a 911 facility without being subject to GS 133-1, 133-2, 133-3, or the provisions of Article 3D of GS 143 and Article 8 of GS 143. Authorization is granted to use design-build, design-build-operate, design-build-operate-maintain or any combination of the above.
Durham must obtain proposals from at least three design-build teams for the authorized projects above. If three proposals are not received and the project has been publicly advertised for a minimum of 30 days, Durham can proceed with the proposals received. The evaluation of the proposals is not exempt from the requirements of the City's Equal Business Opportunity Program Ordinance.
The City Council must award the contract to the best qualified design-build team, taking into consideration several factors that it determines as having a material bearing on the proposal.
Includes a severability clause.
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