It shall be the responsibility of the Washington Parish School Board to consider and adopt recommendations of the Superintendent for providing adequate buildings and equipment for the school district.  Following careful analysis of qualifications, the Board shall select architects and/or engineers as needed to design new schools and/or renovations of existing buildings.  All such persons, i.e., architect and general contractor, shall post a performance bond through a surety company licensed to do business in Louisiana.


The Board shall instruct the Superintendent to coordinate all phases of the building effort, such coordination to include, but not be limited to, direction of planning activities, investigation of potential funding sources, and overall supervision of all building projects once construction begins.  The Superintendent shall keep the Board fully informed and make recommendations he/she deems appropriate relative to add-on or deductive bid alternates, time allowance differentials, change orders and final approval of completed projects.




All construction and renovation projects at any school with a value over $2,000.00 must be presented to the Superintendent and approved by the Board prior to commencement of the project.  All construction and renovation projects at any school with a value of $500.00 - $2,000.00 must be presented to and approved by the Superintendent prior to commencement of the project.


Revised:  February, 1996

Revised:  October, 1996



Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยง17:81

Board minutes, 9-28-95, 8-8-96


Washington Parish School Board