Series 106 2005 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 106-036; Ord. 18388; Determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with improvements at Nifong Park, Cosmo Park, Twin Lakes Recreation Area and American Legion Park; approving and adopting plans and specifications
Bill No. B 8-05
determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with improvements at Nifong
Park, Twin Lakes Recreation Area and American Legion 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 work shall be done by City employees;
providing for payment for the improvements; providing for compliance with the prevailing wage
law; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. The Council finds that the construction of
improvements at Nifong Park, Cosmo
Park, Twin Lakes Recreation Area and American Legion Park, including (1) Renovating the
Nifong Park animal pen fencing at an estimated cost of $15,000; (2) Earthwork for a remote
control vehicle track and parking lot at Cosmo Park at an estimated cost of $17,000; (3) Fencing
for the leash free dog area at Twin Lakes at an estimated cost of $8,000; and (4) Construction of
a dual batting cage at American Legion Park at an estimated cost of $7,500, is necessary for the
welfare and improvement of the City and that it is in the public interest such improvements be
SECTION 2. The plans and specifications for the improvements
as prepared by the
Department of Parks and Recreation and 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 contracts for the fencing at Twin Lakes Park and Nifong
Park and the parking lot at Cosmo Park. 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 Annual Park
Improvement Fund, 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 18th day of January, 2005.