Section 103-159 Ord. 17217; Change Order No. Two to Contract w/N-J Wilson Contracting, Inc. RE: Scott Boulevard Improvement Project (from Bellview Drive Northward to Brookview Terrace); Authorizing the Issuance of Taxbills


Ordinance No.           17217               Council Bill No.            B 79-02A           

AN ORDINANCE

authorizing the City Manager to execute Change Order No. Two to the contract with N-J Wilson Contracting, Inc.  for the Scott Boulevard Improvement Project; setting forth the nature and amount of change; accepting and approving the work; approving the report of the Director of Public Works; levying special assessments and authorizing the issuance of special tax bills against the lots and parcels of ground specially benefited and abutting the improvements; appropriating funds; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

    WHEREAS, construction of improvements to Scott Boulevard from Bellview Drive northward to Brookview Terrace was authorized by Ordinance No. 016167 passed on September 20, 1999; and

    WHEREAS, this public improvement has been completed by N-J Wilson Contracting, Inc. pursuant to a contract confirmed by Ordinance No. 016250 passed on November 15, 1999.

    WHEREAS, the Council has received the final report of the Director of Public Works in connection with this street construction, has held a public hearing prior to the commencement of the construction and has held a second public hearing regarding the levy and amount of special assessments in connection with the street construction project; and

    WHEREAS, the Council has given due consideration to the comments of interested parties, the special benefits to the abutting properties, detriment, if any, to the abutting properties, the effect of the street construction on the present use of the property and general benefits to the general public in making the determinations set forth herein; and

    WHEREAS, it is the determination of the Council that the properties fronting and abutting the street have realized one or more of the following special benefits as a result of the construction including, but not limited to, increased property values, salability of the properties, increased potential for future use, improved storm water drainage, improved access and parking; and

    WHEREAS, it is the determination of the Council that the value of the special benefits to those properties fronting and abutting on the street is equal to, or greater than, the sum of $11.00 per abutting front foot.

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

    SECTION 1.  The City Manager is hereby authorized and directed to execute Change Order No. Two to the contract with N-J Wilson Contracting, Inc. for the Scott Boulevard Improvement Project.

    SECTION 2.  The nature and amount of the change is set forth in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and made a part hereof as fully as if set forth herein verbatim.

    SECTION 3.  The construction of improvements to Scott Boulevard from Bellview Drive northward to Brookview Terrace is hereby accepted and approved.

    SECTION 4.  The report of the Director of the Public Works Department, who was charged with the responsibility of personally inspecting the work as it progressed to see that the work was done in accordance with the estimate, plans, specifications and contract, the ordinance governing the same and the Charter of the City is hereby approved and accepted.

    SECTION 5.  Special assessments are hereby levied at a rate of $ 11.00 per front foot against the lots and parcels of ground specially benefited by this public improvement and fronting or abutting along the distance improved, in proportion to the number of fronting or abutting feet.  The assessments are as follows:

    LAND IN LIMITS SEC 28-T48N-R13W

    Against Tract 1 of a survey recorded in Book 1025, Page 420 of the Boone County, Missouri records. (284.38 lineal feet)
                            Special Assessment    $3,128.18
    
    SECTION 6.  The City Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to issue special tax bills immediately against the lots, tracts and parcels of ground as described above which are hereby declared to have been specially benefited in the amounts assessed against them.  The tax bills shall be signed by the City Clerk under the corporate seal of the City. The City Clerk shall register the tax bills in the office of the Director of Finance for collection.  The special tax bills shall mature and shall be due and payable sixty days after the date of issue.  After the expiration of sixty days, the tax bills shall bear interest at the rate of nine per cent per annum on the unpaid balance until paid.

    SECTION 7.  The sum of $ 8,774.48 is hereby appropriated from funds received from special assessment tax bills and placed in the Special Assessment Tax Bills Revenue Account No. 440-0000-480.40-00 C40155 to the Scott Boulevard Project Account No. 440-8800-528.49-90 C40155.

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

    PASSED this 18th day of March, 2002.