Series 103 2002 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 103-155 Ord. 17213; Authorizing Advertisement for Bids RE: Construction of Storm Drainage Improvements in the Bicknell Street and Walnut Street Area
Bill No. B 74-02
determining it is in the public interest to construct storm drainage improvements in
the Bicknell-Walnut Streets area; approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that
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 constructing
storm drainage improvements in the Bicknell-Walnut Streets area; and
WHEREAS, the resolution was published in a daily newspaper of
general circulation in the
WHEREAS, the City Council has held a public hearing on construction
of the improvement.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA,
MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. The Council finds that the construction of
storm drainage improvements in the
Bicknell-Walnut Streets area, including a reinforced concrete box culvert, storm drain inlet and
pipe and the relocation of a sanitary sewer main and other miscellaneous work, all in accordance
with the City of Columbia Street and Storm Water Specifications and Standards, 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
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. The advertisement shall be published for seven (7) consecutive
insertions in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the City of Columbia and shall state that
the bids must be filed by 11:15 a.m. on April 9, 2002. The first publication of the advertisement
shall be no later than March 30, 2002. The advertisement shall refer to the plans and
specifications filed in the City Clerk's office and shall advise bidders of the method of payment
for the improvement. The advertisement shall state that the Council reserves the right to reject
any and all bids and that, in order to be considered, a bid must be accompanied by a certified
check or bid bond with corporate surety for five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, payable
to the City of Columbia. All bids shall be opened by the City Clerk in the chambers where the
City Council holds its regular meetings at 11:15 a.m. on April 9, 2002.
SECTION 5. Payment for this improvement shall be made
from Storm Water Utility Funds,
Sanitary Sewer Utility Funds, a State Storm Water Grant, and from such other funds as may be
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 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 8. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect
from and after its passage.
PASSED this 18th day of March, 2002.