Section 103-003 Ord. 17124; Calling for Bids through the Purchasing Division RE: Construction of Sanitary Sewer Force Main at the Columbia Sanitary Landfill

Ordinance No.            17124              Council Bill No.           B 395-01            


determining it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of sanitary sewer force main at the Columbia Sanitary Landfill; approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract; calling for bids through the Purchasing Division; providing for payment for the improvements; authorizing the City Manager to obtain, execute and record all documents necessary for the improvements; 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 a sanitary sewer force main at the Columbia Sanitary Landfill; 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 sanitary sewer force main.


    SECTION 1.  The Council finds that the construction of a sanitary sewer force main at the Columbia Sanitary Landfill, is necessary for the welfare and improvement of the City and that it is in the public interest that such improvements be made.

    SECTION 2.  The plans and specifications for the improvements, 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 City Manager, through the head of the purchasing division, is hereby authorized to call for bids for the construction of a sanitary sewer force main at the Columbia Sanitary Landfill and to execute a contract for this project.

    SECTION 4. Payment for these improvements shall be made from Capital Improvement Funds, Solid Waste Operating Funds, and such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    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 these improvements.

    SECTION 6.  The contract for the improvements 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.

    SECTION 7.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 7th day of January, 2002.