Section 103-247; Ord. 17282; Contract w/N-J Wilson Contracting, Inc. RE: Construction of the Bicknell-Walnut Storm Water Improvement Project

Ordinance No.            17282              Council Bill No.            B 144-02           


accepting the bid of N-J Wilson Contracting, Inc. for the construction of the Bicknell-Walnut Storm Water Improvement Project; confirming the contract; authorizing the City Manager to execute, obtain and record all documents necessary for the improvement; providing for payment therefor; directing the contractor to give bond to the City; providing for compliance with the prevailing wage law; appropriating funds; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.


    SECTION 1.  The bid of N-J Wilson Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $399,842.10 for 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 for the City of Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, in accordance with the plans and specifications therefor, the laws of the State of Missouri, and the Charter and Ordinances of the City, is the bid of the lowest responsible bidder and is hereby accepted.

    SECTION 2.  The contract wherein the City Manager accepts the bid of and lets the contract for the improvement to the contractor is hereby confirmed.

    SECTION 3.  The City Manager is authorized and directed to obtain, execute and have recorded all contracts, licenses, easements, deeds and all other grants or conveyances necessary for construction of the improvement.

    SECTION 4.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from the Storm Water Utility Funds, State of Missouri Storm Water Grant and from such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    SECTION 5.   The contractor shall give an approved surety bond to the City in an amount not less than the contract price, or a bond with two or more good and sufficient securities to be approved by the City Manager, conditioned that the contractor will faithfully and completely comply with all the terms and conditions of the contract, and that he will pay for all labor employed and materials used in the work provided for in the contract, and will hold the City harmless on account of any damage which may accrue to any person by reason of the negligence of the contractor in constructing the work and against liens growing out of the labor performed or materials furnished.

    SECTION 6.  The City shall cause to be inserted in the contract a stipulation to the effect that not less than the prevailing hourly rate of wages as determined 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 7.  The sum of $ 166,099 is hereby appropriated from the State Contributions Account No. 558-0000-313.01-00 C49035 to the Bicknell-Walnut Storm Drainage Project Account No. 558-6688-881.49-90 C49035.

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

    PASSED this 6th day of May, 2002.