Alaska Statutes.
Title 35. Public Buildings, Works, and Improvements
Chapter 5. Administration
Section 40. Powers of Department.
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AS 35.05.040. Powers of Department.

The department may

(1) acquire property;

(2) exercise the power of eminent domain;

(3) take immediate possession of real property, or any interest in it under a declaration of taking or by other lawful means;

(4) acquire rights-of-way for present or future use;

(5) dispose of excess property or property rights;

(6) accept and dispose of federal funds or property available for public works construction, maintenance, or equipment;

(7) enter into contracts or agreements relating to public works with the federal government and political subdivisions, and also enter into contracts with a foreign government if approved by the federal government;

(8) exercise any other power necessary to carry out the purpose of this title;

(9) lease or grant land or any interest in land to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation for a purpose set out in AS 18.55.100 - 18.55.960 on terms and conditions prescribed by the department;

(10) procure directly materials, labor, and contractual services for planning, designing, and constructing public facilities of the state.

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