Section 101-406 Ord. 16532; Authorizing Construction of Improvements at Columbia Regional Airport; Ordering Advertisement for Bids


Ordinance No.            16532              Council Bill No.           B 227-00            

AN ORDINANCE

determining it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of improvements at Columbia Regional Airport; approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract; ordering advertisement for bids; providing for payment for the improvement; authorizing the City Manager to obtain, execute and record all documents necessary for the improvement; providing for compliance with the prevailing wage law; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.


    WHEREAS, the City Council adopted a resolution declaring the necessity of construction of improvements at Columbia Regional Airport; and

    WHEREAS, the resolution was published in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the city; and

    WHEREAS, the City Council has held a public hearing on construction of the improvements.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  The Council finds that the rehabilitation of the airfield lighting control cables connecting the air traffic control tower and the electrical vault at the Columbia Regional Airport including upgrading and replacement of associated lighting controls, 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 Public Works and filed in the office of the City Clerk, are hereby approved 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.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from Federal Aviation Administration Grant Funds, Transportation Sales Tax Funds, and such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    SECTION 6.  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 7.  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 workmen performing work under the contract. The contractor's bond shall guarantee the faithful performance of the prevailing hourly wage clause in the contract.  The City shall also cause to be inserted into the contract a stipulation that all laborers and mechanics employed by the contractor or subcontractors in the performance of work under the contract shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act.

    SECTION 8.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 21st day of August, 2000.