Section 105-180; Ord. 18060; Determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of an irrigation system in the Grindstone Parkway median islands; approving and adopting plans and specifications


Ordinance No.            018060                          Council Bill No.         B108-04          

AN ORDINANCE

determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of an irrigation system in the Grindstone Parkway median islands; approving and adopting 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.

    WHEREAS, the City Council adopted a resolution declaring the necessity of constructing an irrigation system in the Grindstone Parkway median islands; 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 an irrigation system in the Grindstone Parkway median islands, which includes the installation of irrigation lines and quick coupler valves, is necessary for the welfare and improvement of the City and that it is in the public interest such improvement be made.

    SECTION 2.  The plans and specifications for this improvement, including a schedule of prevailing hourly wages needed to execute the contract, and the general prevailing rate for legal holiday and overtime work, as prepared by the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department and filed in the office of the City Clerk, are hereby approved, adopted 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 adopted therefor, 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 such improvements and to execute a contract for the improvement.

    SECTION 5.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from Capital Improvement 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.

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

    PASSED this 19th day of April, 2004.