Section 101-453 Ord. 16571; Contract w/Don Schnieders Excavating Company, Inc. RE: Construction of Bear Creek Trail Phase 1 Bridge Project


Ordinance No.            16571              Council Bill No.           B 265-00            

AN ORDINANCE

accepting the bid of Don Schnieders Excavating Company, Inc. for the construction of the Bear Creek Trail Phase 1 Bridge project; confirming the contract; authorizing the City Manager to execute, obtain and record all documents necessary for the improvement; providing for payment therefor; directing the contractor to give bond to the City; providing for compliance with the prevailing wage law; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

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

    SECTION 1.  The bid of Don Schnieders Excavating Company, Inc. in the amount of $ 104,561.00 for the construction of the Bear Creek Trail Phase 1 Bridge project, in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor, the laws of the State of Missouri, and the Charter and Ordinances of the City, is the bid of the lowest responsible bidder and is hereby accepted, subject to concurrence by the Missouri Transportation Department.

    SECTION 2.  The contract wherein the City Manager accepts the bid of and lets the contract for the improvement to the contractor is hereby confirmed.

    SECTION 3.  The City Manager is authorized and directed to obtain, execute and have recorded all contracts, licenses, easements, deeds and all other grants or conveyances necessary for construction of the improvement.

    SECTION 4.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from Federal Highway Administration Enhancement Funds, the Public Improvement Fund and from such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    SECTION 5.   The contractor shall give an approved surety bond to the City in an amount not less than the contract price, or a bond with two or more good and sufficient securities to be approved by the City Manager, conditioned that the contractor will faithfully and completely comply with all the terms and conditions of the contract, and that he will pay for all labor employed and materials used in the work provided for in the contract, and will hold the City harmless on account of any damage which may accrue to any person by reason of the negligence of the contractor in constructing the work and against liens growing out of the labor performed or materials furnished.

    SECTION 6.  The City shall cause to be inserted in the contract a stipulation to the effect that not less than the prevailing hourly rate of wages as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor and 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 include such provisions as will guarantee the faithful performance of the prevailing hourly wage clause, as provided by 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 7.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 5th day of September, 2000.