2018 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1035 - Selection of site; construction
§1035. Selection of site; construction
The board shall select a central and convenient site within the parish for the parish industrial school and shall acquire the land by purchase or by donation or by lease in the name of the parish subject to the approval of the governing authority which shall accept or confirm the title thereto in the name of the parish. The board shall cause to be prepared plans and specifications for remodeling or erecting on the site the necessary buildings to provide a suitable plant for the industrial school and shall furnish and equip the building. The contracts shall be let by the board, and any contract calling for an expenditure of over five hundred dollars shall be advertised one time in the official journal of the parish, and shall after five days from the date of advertisement be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder by the board. The board may in its discretion reject all bids and readvertise the project anew. When the buildings have been prepared and equipped and the necessary staff of officers and employees has been organized, the board shall so certify to the governing authority of the parish and the governing authority shall notify the juvenile court that juvenile offenders may be committed to the institution.