Section 110-162; Ord. 20236; Determining it is in the public interest to construct improvements at A. Perry Philips Park Phase I

Ordinance No. 20236                            Council Bill No. B 70-09


determining it is in the public interest to construct improvements at A. Perry Philips Park Phase I; 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 improvement; authorizing the City Manager to obtain, execute and record all documents necessary for the improvement; 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 improvements at A. Perry Philips Park Phase I; 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.


    SECTION 1.    The Council finds that the construction of improvements at A. Perry Philips Park Phase I, specifically the construction of an entrance road, parking lot, boat ramp, courtesy boat dock, floating fishing dock, restroom, security lighting, sidewalks and a lake perimeter trail, in the City of Columbia, Missouri, 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 this improvement, as prepared by the Director of Parks and Recreation and filed in the office of the City Clerk, are hereby approved and made a part of this ordinance by reference.

    SECTION 3.    The construction of the improvement 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 construction of the entrance road, boat ramp, courtesy boat dock, floating fishing dock, parking lot, walkways, lighting, trail grading and installation of the restroom.  As deemed advisable by the City Manager, City employees shall be used for final trail construction and landscaping.

    SECTION 5.    Payment for this improvement shall be made from Park Sales Tax Funds, a Missouri Department of Conservation Grant and 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 this improvement.

    SECTION 7.    The contract for the improvement 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.

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

    PASSED this 20th day of April, 2009.