Section 103-507; Ord. 17451; Authorizing Construction of Improvements to Valley View Park; Calling for Bids thru the Purchasing Division


Ordinance No.           17451               Council Bill No.            B 317-02           

AN ORDINANCE

declaring it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of improvements to Valley View 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.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1. After the adoption of a resolution by the City Council, declaring the necessity for construction of improvements to Valley View Park and after an advertised public hearing, the Council finds and determines that construction of such improvements, including the development of a small park shelter, a single unit picnic shelter, and new walkways that provide access to the new structures, 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 construction of a small park shelter, a single unit picnic shelter, and walkways that provide access to the new structures.  As deemed advisable by the City Manager, city employees shall be used to construct the landscaping improvements.

    SECTION 4.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from Capital Improvement 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 16th day of September, 2002.