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House Bill (S)

DIGEST

Various local government matters. Allows the governing body of a state or local government agency to discuss in an executive session strategy regarding a real estate transaction by the governing body. Allows the fiscal officer of a political subdivision to appropriate funds received from any private entity or individual for the purpose of repairing or replacing damaged property. (Current law allows only appropriation of funds from an insurance company.) Eliminates political party affiliation requirements for members of a utility service board, storm water management board, or board of aviation commissioners. Provides that if a board of aviation commissioners has four Various local government matters. Allows the governing body of a state or local government agency to discuss in an executive session strategy regarding a real estate transaction by the governing body. Allows the fiscal officer of a political subdivision to appropriate funds received from any private entity or individual for the purpose of repairing or replacing damaged property. (Current law allows only appropriation of funds from an insurance company.) Eliminates political party affiliation requirements for members of a utility service board, storm water management board, or board of aviation commissioners. Provides that if a board of aviation commissioners has four members, the executive of the county, city, town, or other municipal corporation or district that operates the airport serves as an ex officio member of the board for purposes of breaking a tie vote. Allows a political subdivision to receive electronic bids for public work projects that exceed a certain amount, if the bid solicitation states the procedure for transmitting the electronic bid and the means of transmission protects the bid contents. Requires a political subdivision that receives electronic bids to provide electronic access to the notice of the bid solicitation through the computer gateway administered by the state office of technology in addition to newspaper publication. Requires the head of the department of law of a second or third class city to reside within Indiana (instead of within the county). Provides that a hazardous tract of land containing a building that is not an unsafe building constitutes an unsafe premises and is subject to the unsafe building law. Eliminates the requirement that a negotiable note for a public work project or eligible efficiency project be repaid by a political subdivision on January 1 and July 1 of each year of the note's term. ... View more