297.7  Construction, renovation and repair of school buildings--review of plans--aviation programs.

1.  Sections 73A.2 and 73A.18 are applicable to the construction and repair of school buildings. Before construction of a school building for which the cost of construction exceeds twenty-five thousand dollars, the board of directors of a school district shall send a copy of the plans to the building consultant in the department of education for review. The board of directors may submit for review a copy of the plans for repair or renovation of a school building. The building consultant shall return the plans together with any recommendations to the board of directors within thirty days following the receipt of the plans.

2.  Any other law to the contrary notwithstanding, the board of directors of a school district may acquire by purchase, lease, or other arrangement real estate located within or adjoining the boundaries of a municipal airport, and may take title, leasehold, or other interest, subject to a right of purchase or repurchase by the city owning or controlling the municipal airport. The city may purchase, repurchase, or repossess such real estate and the improvements constructed on the real estate upon terms and conditions as agreed to by the board of directors and the city council. The board of directors of any such school district may construct a technical school on the real estate to carry on vocational instruction in aviation mechanics and other aviation programs upon compliance with conditions and limitations otherwise provided by law.

Section History: Early form

  [R60, § 2037; C73, § 1723; C97, § 2779; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 4370; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 297.7; 81 Acts, ch 28, § 7, ch 91, § 2]

Section History: Recent form

  84 Acts, ch 1036, § 1

Internal References

  Referred to in § 278.3

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