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Tennessee Code Title 37. Juveniles § 37-5-306

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The board has the following powers and duties in addition to the powers and duties granted to or imposed upon it by other sections of this part to:

(1) Adopt written policies, procedures or rules and regulations to govern its internal operations.  If such rules and regulations are proposed, they must be submitted for prior approval to the commissioner;

(2) Make and execute contracts and all other instruments necessary or convenient for the exercise of its duties and responsibilities under this part.  All contracts pertaining to acquisitions and improvement of real property, pursuant to § 4-15-102, must be approved in advance by the commissioner and the state building commission.  Contracts for services must be approved pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner;

(3) Acquire or dispose of in the name of the board, real or personal property or any interest therein, including rights or easements, on either a temporary or long-term basis by gift, purchase, transfer, foreclosure, lease or otherwise, subject to subdivision (2);

(4) Procure insurance in amounts and from insurers that it deems desirable to protect itself in carrying out its duties and responsibilities under this part;

(5) Seek assistance from the commissioner of finance and administration, the comptroller of the treasury, the state treasurer and other state agencies;

(6) Receive, administer, allocate and disburse funds made available under this part, funds and contributions from private or local public sources that may be used in support of a community services program, and funds made available under any federal or state assistance program for which an agency organized in accordance with this part may serve as grantee, contractor or sponsor of projects appropriate for inclusion in community services programs;

(7) Perform other acts necessary or convenient to exercise the powers granted or reasonably implied in this part;

(8) Procure goods, materials, supplies and equipment in accordance with applicable state or federal guidelines, and where practical, on a competitive basis;  and

(9) Contract with other state agencies to provide services to those agencies as deemed appropriate by the board.

Cite this article: - Tennessee Code Title 37. Juveniles § 37-5-306 - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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