Section 103-231; Ord. 17271; Authorizing Construction of Improvements (Phase I) to Stephens Lake Park

Ordinance No.            17271              Council Bill No.            B 133-02           


declaring it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of improvements to Stephens Lake Park; approving plans and specifications for the improvements; calling for bids through the Purchasing Division; determining that a portion of the project shall be done by city employees;  providing for payment for the improvement; providing for compliance with the prevailing wage law; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.


    SECTION 1. After the adoption of a resolution by the City Council, declaring the necessity for construction of improvements to Stephens Lake Park and after an advertised public hearing, the Council finds and determines that construction of such improvements, including site administration, construction of aquatic facility and boardwalk, shelter, playground, restroom, trails, landscaping, entry road, parking lot and various site amenities, 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 these improvements filed in the office of the city clerk, are hereby approved, adopted and made a part hereof by reference as fully as if set forth herein verbatim.

    SECTION 3.  The City Manager, through the head of the purchasing division, is hereby authorized to call for bids and award a contract for the construction of a shelter, playground and restroom, bathhouse facility, entry road and parking lot.  As deemed advisable by the City Manager, city employees shall be used to construct the other improvements.

    SECTION 4.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from the Park Sales Tax Funds, and such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    SECTION 5.  The City shall cause to be inserted into the contract a stipulation to the effect 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 include such provisions as will guarantee the faithful performance of the prevailing hourly wage clause, as provided by the contract.

    SECTION 6.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 15th day of April, 2002.