Section 103-232; Ord. 17272; Authorizing Construction of Improvements to Twin Lakes Recreation Area

Ordinance No.           17272               Council Bill No.           B 134-02            


declaring it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of improvements to Twin Lakes Recreation Area; 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 Twin Lakes Recreation Area and after an advertised public hearing, the Council finds and determines that construction of such improvements, including the development of a playground area and a feasibility study regarding the addition of water features and possible conversion of the lake facility to a chlorinated water facility, 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 development of the playground.  As deemed advisable by the City Manager, city employees shall be used to construct the landscaping and concrete walkway improvements.  The feasibility study shall be administered under the terms of a general services agreement.

    SECTION 4.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from the Recreation Services User Fee 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.