Section 101-354 Ord. 16509; Advertising for Bids RE: Relocation of a Water Main in Connection with the Route AC Relocation Project

Ordinance No.           16509               Council Bill No.           B 202-00            


declaring it is in the public interest to proceed with the relocation of a water main in connection with the Route AC relocation; approving plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract; ordering advertisement for bids; authorizing the City Manager to obtain, execute and record all documents necessary for the improvement; providing for payment for the improvement; appropriating funds; providing for compliance with the prevailing wage law; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

    WHEREAS, the City Council has adopted a resolution declaring the necessity for construction of a 24-inch water main along the south side of Cooper Drive and setting a public hearing on this project; and

    WHEREAS, the resolution has been published in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the City of Columbia; and

    WHEREAS, the public hearing on the project has been held.


    SECTION 1.  The Council finds and determines that construction of a 24- inch water main from near the intersection of Providence Road and Nifong Boulevard along the south side of Cooper Drive to Nifong Boulevard at Crown Center Farms is necessary for the welfare and improvement of the City and that it is in the public interest that such improvement be made.

    SECTION 2.  The plans and specifications for this improvement, as prepared by the Director of the Water and Light Department and filed in the office of the City Clerk, are hereby approved, adopted and made a part of this ordinance.

    SECTION 3.  The construction of the improvement shall be done by contract in accordance with the plans and specifications, the laws of the State of Missouri, and the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri.

    SECTION 4.  The City Clerk is authorized and directed to advertise for bids for the construction of the improvement, according to the provisions of Section 2278 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri.

    SECTION 5.  The City Manager is authorized to obtain, execute and have recorded all licenses, easements, deeds and any other conveyances or instruments necessary for the City to complete this improvement.

    SECTION 6.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from the Water and Electric Fund and from such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    SECTION 7.  The sum of $ 294,855 is hereby appropriated from Unappropriated Fund Balance Account No. 550-0000-351.01-00 to the A/C Water Line Relocation Account No. 550-7220-881.68-60 WT0084.
    SECTION 8.  The contract for the improvement shall provide that not less than the prevailing hourly rate of wages, as found by the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations of Missouri, shall be paid to all workers performing work under the contract. The contractor's bond shall guarantee the faithful performance of the prevailing hourly wage clause in the contract.

    SECTION 9.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 17th day of July, 2000.