Section 103-502; Ord. 17446; Authorizing Construction of Storm Drainage Improvements in the Hardin-Donnelly-Independence Streets Area; Calling for Bids


Ordinance No.            17446              Council Bill No.           B 312-02            

AN ORDINANCE

determining it is in the public interest to construct storm drainage improvements in the Hardin-Donnelly-Independence Streets area; 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 storm drainage improvements in the Hardin-Donnelly-Independence Streets area; 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 storm drainage improvements in the Hardin-Donnelly-Independence Streets area, including storm drain inlets and pipes and other miscellaneous work, all in accordance with the City of Columbia Street and Storm Water Specifications and Standards, is necessary for the welfare and improvement of the City and that it is in the public interest that such improvement be made.

    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 October 8, 2002.  The first publication of the advertisement shall be no later than September 28, 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 October 8, 2002.

    SECTION 5.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from Storm Water Utility Funds, Sanitary Sewer Utility Funds and from such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    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 16th day of September, 2002.