Section 106-525; Res. 179-05; Declaring the necessity for the construction and extension of an 8-inch water main serving Forest Ridge, Plat 3; setting a public hearing

Council Bill No.          R 179-05          


declaring the necessity for the construction and extension of an 8-inch water main serving Forest Ridge, Plat 3; stating the nature of the improvement; estimating the extra cost for constructing an 8-inch rather than a 6-inch water main; providing that the improvement shall be made by PGS Development, LLC; providing that payment for the extra cost of constructing a larger water main shall be from water utility funds; and setting a public hearing.

    WHEREAS, PGS Development, LLC desires to install a 6-inch water main to serve property abutting the proposed water main extension; and

    WHEREAS, the City for reasons of health, safety, public welfare, and future adequate service to areas other than Forest Ridge, Plat 3, requires that an 8-inch water main be installed; and

    WHEREAS, plans and specifications for such installation have been prepared by the Director of the Water and Light Department.


    SECTION 1.    The Council deems the construction of about 1,175 feet of 8-inch water main pipes and accessory valves and fittings serving Forest Ridge, Plat 3 necessary to assure adequate future water supply for the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City.

    SECTION 2.    The nature and scope of the improvement shall consist of furnishing all labor, materials, transportation, insurance and all other items necessary for the complete construction of the water main described in Section 1.

    SECTION 3.    The estimated differential cost (the cost of constructing an 8-inch water main which exceeds the cost of constructing a 6-inch water main) of this improvement is $4.61 per linear foot.

    SECTION 4.    This improvement shall be made by PGS Development, LLC.

    SECTION 5.    Payment of differential costs, not to exceed the estimated amounts stated in Section 3, shall be made to PGS Development, LLC from the Capital/Transmission and Distribution Mains Account upon satisfactory completion of the work and acceptance of the Engineer's Report by the City Council.

    SECTION 6.  This resolution shall be published in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the City of Columbia for seven (7) consecutive insertions, and a public hearing in respect to this improvement will be held in the Council Chamber of the Daniel Boone Building, 701 E. Broadway, Columbia, Missouri, at 7:00 p.m., on September 19, 2005.

    ADOPTED this 6th day of September, 2005.