Section 110-167; Ord. 20241; Determining it is in the public interest to construct a new parking garage located on the south side of Walnut Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street


Ordinance No. 20241                            Council Bill No. B 83-09

     AN ORDINANCE

determining it is in the public interest to construct a new parking garage located on the south side of Walnut Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street; 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; 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, on January 22, 2008 and February 26, 2008, interested parties meetings were held relating to construction of a new parking garage located on the south side of Walnut Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street; and

    WHEREAS, on April 7, 2008, the City Council adopted a resolution declaring the necessity of constructing the project; and

    WHEREAS, the resolution was published in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the city; and

    WHEREAS, the City Council held a public hearing on April 21, 2008 and provided feedback to staff on preliminary design parameters for the project; and

    WHEREAS, on June 16, 2008, the City Council designated the project as a Percent for Art project; and

    WHEREAS on September 15, 2008, the City Council adopted a resolution to determine final design for the project; and

    WHEREAS, the resolution was published in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the city; and

    WHEREAS, the City Council held a public hearing on October 6, 2008 and provided feedback to staff on final design parameters for the project.

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 a new parking garage located on the south side of Walnut Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street 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 Walker Parking Consultants 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 Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to call for bids and execute a contract for the improvement.

    SECTION 5.    Payment for this improvement shall be made from Transportation Utility Funds, Special Obligation Bonds 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.