GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2013-31
HOUSE BILL 222
AN ACT to allow Buncombe county to use the design-build method of construction.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding G.S. 143-128, 143-129, 143-131, 143-132, 143-64.31, and 143-64.32, Buncombe County may use the design-build method of construction for the construction or renovation of buildings, facilities, and infrastructure owned by the County. The County shall solicit at least three design-build teams to bid the project and shall receive at least three sealed proposals from those teams for the project. The County shall interview at least three of the design-build teams that submit proposals. The County shall award the contract to the best qualified team, taking into consideration all facets of the project, including compliance with the provisions of G.S. 143-128.2.
SECTION 2. This act applies only to the demolition and construction of structures for an economic development project at 502 Sweeten Creek Industrial Park in Asheville.
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law and expires June 30, 2016.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 23rd day of April, 2013.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives