Section 106-461; Ord. 18639; Determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with renovations to the Howard and Gentry buildings

Ordinance No.            18639                      Council Bill No.           B 280-05            


determining that it is in the public interest to proceed with renovations to the Howard and Gentry buildings; 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.


    SECTION 1.    The Council finds that the construction of renovations to the Howard and Gentry buildings 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 Public Works 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.    This project is authorized to be bid through the Purchasing Division.

    SECTION 5.    Payment for this improvement shall be made from capital improvement program 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 15th day of August, 2005.