Section 103-336; Ord. 17345; Calling for Bids RE: Construction of Sewers in Sanitary Sewer District No. 144 (Mexico Gravel Road)


Ordinance No.            17345              Council Bill No.            B 207-02           

AN ORDINANCE

determining it is in the public interest to construct sewers in Sanitary Sewer District No. 144 (Mexico Gravel Road); approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that the work 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 sewers in Sanitary Sewer District No. 144 (Mexico Gravel Road); and

    WHEREAS, the resolution was published in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the city; and

    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 sanitary sewers, wye branches, manholes and other necessary appurtenances in Sanitary Sewer District No. 144 (Mexico Gravel Road) in the City of Columbia, Missouri, is necessary for the welfare and improvement of the City and that it is in the public interest that such improvement be made. The boundaries of the sewer district are described as follows:

BEGINNING at the east quarter corner of Section 33, Township 49 North, Range 12 West; thence along the north right-of-way line of Mexico Gravel Road S.89E05'00"W., 611.41 feet; thence leaving said north right-of-way line S.0E15'35"W., 444.30 to the southeast corner of a tract of land described by a survey in Book 310 at Page 105 of the Boone County Records; thence along the south line of said tract S.89E47'00"W., 198.32 feet to the east line of ‘40' Road’ shown by said survey; thence along said ‘40' Road’ N.0E10'10"W., 267.87 feet; thence N.89E19'30"E., 100.59 feet to the west line of a tract of land described in a warranty deed in Book 511 at Page 105 of the Boone County Records; thence along said west line, and the extension of same, N.0E08'05"E., 174.38 feet to the north right-of-way line of Mexico Gravel Road; thence along said north right-of-way line S.89E05'00"W., 442.64 feet to the southwest corner of a tract of land described in a warranty deed in Book 797 at Page 435, of said records; thence along the west line of last said tract N.0E56'00"E., 206.57 feet to the northwest corner of said tract on the city limit line, also being the southwest corner of Lot 18 of Wellington Estates Plat 4 as recorded in Plat Book 32 at Page 16, of said records; thence along the south line of said lot and Lot 17, also being the city limit line, N.88E53'05"E., 711.77 feet to the southeast corner of said Lot 17; thence leaving said south line and continuing along the city limit line N.88E53'05"E., 440.85 feet to the west line of a tract of land described in a warranty deed in Book 711 at Page 758, of said records; thence along said west line (also being the east line of a private road as recorded in Book 161 at Page 619, of said records) N.0E28'05"E., 551.45 feet to the northwest corner of said tract; thence along the north line of said tract S.89E27'05"E., 407.97 feet to the northeast corner of said tract; thence along the east line of said tract S.1E06'00"W., 720.99 feet to the southeast corner of said tract on the north right-of-way line of Route PP; thence along the south line of said tract and said north right-of-way line N.89E23'40"W., 87.40 feet; thence continuing along said lines on a curve to the left having a radius of 353.31 feet a distance of 176.22 feet (the chord of said curve having bearing and distance of S.76E04'15"W., 174.40 feet); thence along the quarter section line of Section 34, Township 49 North, Range 12 West N.88E26'55"W., 143.74 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING and containing 13.56 acres exclusive of road right-of-way.

    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 this ordinance.

    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 July 16, 2002.  The first publication of the advertisement shall be no later than June 23, 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 July 16, 2002.

    SECTION 5.  Payment for this improvement shall be made by special tax bills evidencing special assessments levied and assessed against the property specially benefitted in Sewer District No. 144 by the improvement in proportion to the area of the whole sewer district exclusive of public streets and highways in the manner specified by the laws of the State of Missouri and the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Columbia, in a unit rate not to exceed $ 0.204 per square foot; and the balance from the Sanitary Sewer Utility Fund, and from such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.  The tax bills shall bear interest at a rate of nine percent (9%) from and after the date which is sixty days after their date of issue until paid in full and shall be a lien against the lot, parcel or tract of land benefited from the improvement and described in the tax bill for a period of ten years from the date of issue unless sooner paid.

    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 17th day of June, 2002.