Section 107-387; Ord. 19082; Determining it is in the public interest to construct an addition to Fire Station No. 1 located at 201 Orr Street and renovations to Fire Station No. 2 located at 1212 West Worley Street


Ordinance No. 19082                            Council Bill No. B 230-06


     AN ORDINANCE

determining it is in the public interest to construct an addition to Fire Station No. 1 located at 201 Orr Street and renovations to Fire Station No. 2 located at 1212 West Worley Street; approving and adopting plans and specifications; determining that the work shall be done by contract; ordering advertisement for bids; providing for payment for the improvements; authorizing the City Manager to obtain, execute and record all documents necessary for the improvements; 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 of constructing an addition to Fire Station No. 1 located at 201 Orr Street and renovations to Fire Station No. 2 located at 1212 West Worley Street; 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 improvements.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The Council finds that the construction of an apparatus bay with alterations to the interior including a training room and offices at Fire Station No. 1, and construction of renovations to Fire Station No. 2 to raise the existing apparatus bay walls to allow for access to equipment, is 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, as prepared by the Director of Public Works and filed in the office of the City Clerk, are hereby approved 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, 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 improvements, according to the provisions of Section 2278 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri.

    SECTION 5.    Payment for the improvements shall be made from Capital Improvement Sales Tax Funds, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and from such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    SECTION 6.    The City Manager is authorized to obtain, execute and have recorded all licenses, easements, deeds and any other conveyances or instruments necessary for the City to complete the improvements.

    SECTION 7.    The contract for the improvements shall provide 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 guarantee the faithful performance of the prevailing hourly wage clause in the contract.  The City shall also cause to be inserted into the contract a stipulation that all laborers and mechanics employed by the contractor or subcontractors in the performance of work under the contract shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act.

    SECTION 8.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 19th day of June, 2006.