Section 110-168; Ord. 20242; Determining it is in the public interest to construct Sanitary Sewer District No. 159 (Route K)

Ordinance No. 20242                            Council Bill No. B 84-09


determining it is in the public interest to construct Sanitary Sewer District No. 159 (Route K); 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, the City Council adopted a resolution declaring the necessity of constructing sewers in Sewer District No. 159 (Route K); 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 improvement.


    SECTION 1.    The Council finds that the construction of sanitary sewers, wye branches, manholes and other necessary appurtenances in Sanitary Sewer District No. 159 (Route K) 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 Public Works 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 by special tax bills evidencing special assessments levied and assessed against the lots, tracts or parcels of ground specially benefited in Sewer District No. 159 of the City, in proportion to the area of the whole district exclusive of public highways, in the manner specified by the laws of the State of Missouri and the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Columbia, in a unit rate not to exceed $0.484 per square foot; and the balance from Sanitary Sewer Utility Funds and such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated or lawfully used for such purpose.  The tax bills shall be a lien against the lot, parcel or tract of land benefited from the improvement and described in the tax bill for a period of ten years from the date of issue unless sooner paid.  

    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.