SUMMARY OF P3 LEGISLATIVE STATUS:
Not enabled for Public Private Partnerships
Does this state have broadly enabling P3 legislation?
Formerly had P3 procurement authority specific to Knik Arm Bridge. Neither municipal facilities (social, vertical, people-centered, buildings, community-use) nor environmental projects are addressed in the context of Alaska's statutory authority.
Does the state allow for unsolicited proposals?
There are no apparent provisions to consider or accept unsolicited proposals.
What is the P3 contract approval authority?
In addition to reporting, the state requires state legislative approval of any P3 initiative.
What is the state's P3 procurement process?
Development of all qualified projects will be the result of fair and open processes, following issuance of an RFP (Request for Proposals) or invitation for bids
Does the state have resources dedicated to P3s?
There is no central review authority or center of expertise for P3s. Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority had served as the centralized authority.
Is this a Home Rule state, with limitations or opportunities for P3?
Broad governmental authority is in place for public works procurement.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for MWDBE participation?
Compliance with mandates for funding and financing resources govern DBE participation.
Does this state have programmatic requirements for labor participation?
Public wirks projects will be subject to the prevailing wage requirements associated with funding sources (i.e., Davis-Bacon).
Does this state have programmatic requirements for performance security?
The state’s bonding requirements for public works procurements are listed in the state’s Little Miller Act.
For what types of financing programs are P3 projects eligible?
TIFIA financing is allowable for state transportation projects, as well as combination of local, state, federal and/or private funds for eligible transportation projects. There are no restrictions which prohibit access to WIFIA for applicable water projects.
What project types or asset classes are eligible for P3s in this state?
Previous P3-enabling authority had applied to transportation (the Knik Arm Bridge).
Are there projects where the P3 procurement method has been applied?
Knik Arm Bridge.