2017 Code of Alabama
Title 16 - EDUCATION.
Chapter 16 - ALABAMA PUBLIC SCHOOL AND COLLEGE AUTHORITY.
Section 16-16-8 - Authority empowered to sell and issue bonds for construction, etc., of facilities for public educational purposes; procedure for letting contracts.
(a) The authority is hereby authorized from time to time to sell and issue its bonds, not exceeding $116,000,000.00 in aggregate principal amount, for the purpose of providing funds for construction, reconstruction, alteration and improvement of buildings and other facilities for public educational purposes in the state, including the procurement of sites and equipment therefor, and for payment of obligations incurred for any such purpose. The cost of construction, reconstruction, alteration and improvement of any such buildings or other facilities shall be deemed to include fees for services rendered by architects and building inspectors in connection therewith.
(b) All contracts involving the expenditure of any funds derived by a county or city board of education under this chapter shall be let on competitive bids in the same manner and according to the same procedure as prescribed for the award of contracts for public works in Sections 39-2-1 through 39-2-13 and 39-5-1 through 39-5-6.
(c) All contracts involving the use of such funds for the purchase of supplies, materials or equipment by county or city boards of education shall be on the basis of competitive bidding, to be conducted in the same manner and according to the same procedure as provided for state purchases in Sections 41-16-20 through 41-16-32.(Acts 1965, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 243, p. 331, §8.)