Section 105-640; Ord. 18334; Determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with the McBaine Water Treatment Plant expansion project; approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract

Ordinance No.            18334                      Council Bill No.            B 395-04           


AN ORDINANCE

determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with the McBaine Water Treatment Plant expansion project; approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract; ordering advertisement for bids; 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 for expansion of the McBaine Water Treatment Plant; 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 expansion of the McBaine Water Treatment Plant, including the addition of a fourth 8 MGD treatment train, 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 Water and Light 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 Clerk is authorized and directed to advertise for bids for the construction of the improvement, according to the provisions of Section 22-78 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri.

    SECTION 5.  Payment for this improvement shall be made from water system improvement bond issue funds appropriated in Capital Improvement Project No. WT0109 and from 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 6th day of December, 2004.