Section 105-487; Ord. 18246; Determining it is in the public interest to construct repairs to the porch at the Blind Boone Home

Ordinance No.            018246                      Council Bill No. B 306-04           


determining it is in the public interest to construct repairs to the porch at the Blind Boone Home; 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; 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 repairs to the porch at the Blind Boone Home; 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.


    SECTION 1.  The Council deems that the restoration of the first and second floor porch at the Blind Boone Home, including repair and replacement of the porch spindles, removal of the existing concrete porch base and replacing with historically correct wooden flooring, construction of “wooden” guttering around the porch, and restoration or replacement of entrance doors and windows, necessary to the welfare and improvement of the City.

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

    SECTION 5.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from a $10,000 donation from the Boone County Community Trust, a $10,000 grant from the State Historic Preservation Office and 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.

    PASSED this __________ day of ______________________________, 2004.