Section 107-152; Ord. 18939; Declaring it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of improvements at various park properties


Ordinance No. 18939                            Council Bill No. 83-06

     AN ORDINANCE

declaring it is in the public interest to proceed with construction of improvements at Oakland Park, Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area, MKT Trailhead at Scott Boulevard, Twin Lakes Recreation Area, The ARC, Martin Luther King Memorial/MKT Trailhead at Stadium Boulevard, Bethel Park, Kiwanis Park, Rock Quarry Park, Woodridge Park, Bear Creek Park, Rockbridge Park, McKee Street Park, Again Street Park and Oakwood Hills Park; approving plans and specifications for the improvements; determining that the work shall be done by contract; calling for bids through the Purchasing Division; determining that a portion of the project shall be done by city employees; providing for payment for the improvement; 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 FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    After the adoption of a resolution by the City Council, declaring the necessity for construction of improvements to park roads, parking lots and outdoor basketball courts, and after an advertised public hearing, the Council finds and determines that construction of such improvements, including:

     Seal Coat and Parking Lot Striping:
    (1)    The parking lot and Blue Ridge Road in Oakland Park;
    (2)    The parking lot and roadways at the Dexheimer Shelter, Rainbow Softball Center, Skate Park, Antimi Sports Complex, L.A. Nickell Golf Course and football fields in the Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area;
    (3)    The MKT Trailhead parking lot on Scott Boulevard;
    (4)    The entry road and parking lot in the Twin Lakes Recreation Area;
    (5)     The parking lot and roadways at The ARC;
    (6)     The parking lot at the Martin Luther King Memorial/MKT Trailhead on Stadium Boulevard;
    (7)     The parking lot and roadways in Bethel Park;
    (8)     The parking lot and roadways in Kiwanis Park;
    (9)     The parking lot and roadways in Rock Quarry Park;


     Asphalt Paving or Overlay:
    (1)    Paving and curbing the parking lot that services the two new fields at the Antimi Sports Complex and the radio control track in the Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area;
    (2)    Overlay the entry road to the Martin Luther King Memorial/MKT Stadium     Trailhead;

     Overlay or Repave the Following Outdoor Basketball Courts:
    (1)    Oakland Park;
    (2)    Woodridge Park;
    (3)    Bear Creek Park;
    (4)    Rockbridge Park;
    (5)    McKee Street Park;
    (6)    Again Street Park;
    (7)    Oakwood Hills Park;

     Expansion or Construction of Parking Lots:
    (1)    Expansion of the existing perimeter parking lot at The ARC to add another row of parking (approximately 75 spaces);
    (2)    Construction of a new parking lot at the Martin Luther King Memorial Shelter;

are necessary for the welfare and improvement of the city and that it is in the public interest that such improvements be made.

    SECTION 2.    The plans and specifications for the improvements, 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 Parks and Recreation 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 improvements 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 Manager, through the head of the purchasing division, is hereby authorized to call for bids and award a contract for the asphalt paving and sealing work.  As deemed advisable by the City Manager, city employees shall be used for the parking lot striping.

    SECTION 5.    Payment for this improvement shall be made from Park Sales Tax Funds, Capital Improvement Sales Tax Funds, a Save America’ s Treasure Grant, 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 6th day of March, 2006.