DURHAM COUNTY WATER/WASTEWATER PLANT PROJECTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 314 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 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.
Intro. by McKissick, Woodard.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House Action) (May 13 2013)
S 314

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 13 2013 - More information

    Authorizes the County of Durham to contract for the design, construction, and operation of water treatment and wastewater treatment plant projects without being subject to the requirements of GS 143-128, 143-129, 143-131, 143-132, 143-64.31, and 143-64.32.  If authorized by the Durham Board of Commissioners, the use of single-prime contractor method of design and construction, the design-build or design-build operate method of construction, or request for proposals and negotiation is allowed.

    The County of Durham must obtain proposals from and interview at least three design-build teams, or design-build operate teams, that have submitted proposals for a water treatment plant or wastewater treatment project. If three proposals are not received and the project has been publicly advertised for a minimum of 30 days, the County can proceed with the proposals received. The Board of Commissioners must award the contract to the best qualified contractor, taking into consideration several factors as well as any that the County determines as having a material bearing on the proposal/project.


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