The provisions related to bidding in the Iowa Code will not apply in the event an emergency requiring repairs to a school district facility are necessary to correct or control the situation and to prevent the closing of school if the repairs are estimated to be in excess of the amount specified in Iowa Code for the requirement of bids.
It is the responsibility of the superintendent to obtain certification from the area education agency administrator stating such repairs in excess of the amount specified in Iowa Code were necessary to prevent the closing of school.
It is the responsibility of the superintendent to notify the board as soon as possible considering the circumstances of the emergency.
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 26.3, 280.3, .14; 297.8
Cross Reference: 705.1 Purchasing - Bidding
802 Maintenance, Operation and Management
Reviewed: 5-23-94, 2-24-14, 8-26-19
Revised: 2-9-98, 10-13-03, 10-8-07