Section 105-301; Ord. 18137; Determining it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of improvements to Stephens Lake Park; approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract


Ordinance No.           018137                           Council Bill No.          B 186-04        

AN ORDINANCE

determining it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of improvements to Stephens Lake Park; approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract; 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.

    SECTION 1.  After the adoption of a resolution by the City Council, declaring the necessity for construction of improvements to Stephens Lake Park and after an advertised public hearing, the Council finds and determines that construction of such improvements, including construction of the Broadway entrance trailhead road and parking lot; perimeter concrete trail and assorted concrete walkways; amphitheater and stage area; landscaping; Percent for the Arts program; and various site amenities such as signs, benches, drinking fountains and trash receptacles, 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 construction of the improvements 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 and award a contract for the construction of the concrete trails and walkways, roads and parking lots. As deemed advisable by the City Manager, city employees shall be used to construct the other improvements.

    SECTION 5.  Payment for the improvements shall be made from the City’s Park Sales Tax 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 21st day of June, 2004.