Section 103-650; Ord. 17538; Approving Plans and Specifications RE: Renovations to the Health Facility Located at 1005 West Worley Street; Calling for Bids through the Purchasing Division

Ordinance No.            17538              Council Bill No.           B 409-02            

determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with renovations to the Health Facility located at 1005 West Worley Street; approving plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract; calling for bids through the Purchasing Division; 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 an advertised public hearing, the Council finds that  renovations to the Health Facility, including exterior renovations/common area improvements, City/County Health Department office space and Family Health Center office space, is necessary for the welfare and improvement of the City; that it is in the public interest such improvement be made; and that the Council hereby determines to proceed with the construction of the improvement.

    SECTION 2.  The plans and specifications for this improvement, filed in the office of the City Clerk, are hereby approved.

    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 Manager, through the head of the Purchasing Division, is hereby authorized to call for bids for the improvement and to execute a contract for the improvement.

    SECTION 5.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from Public Building Bond Funds, County contributions, Community Development Block Grant Funds, and such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    SECTION 6.  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.  The City shall also cause to be inserted into the contract a stipulation that all laborers and mechanics employed by the contractor or subcontractors in the performance of work under the contract shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act.

    SECTION 7.  This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 16th day of December, 2002.