Section 110-174; Ord. 20248; Determining it is in the public interest to construct modifications to the water treatment process at the McBaine Water Treatment Plant


Ordinance No. 20248                            Council Bill No. B 91-09

     AN ORDINANCE

determining it is in the public interest to construct modifications to the water treatment process at the McBaine Water Treatment Plant; 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 project 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 modifications to the water treatment process at the McBaine Water Treatment Plant; 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.

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 modifications to the water treatment process at the McBaine Water Treatment Plant 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 Water and Light 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 installation of the chemical feed equipment.  As deemed advisable by the City Manager, city employees shall be used for the remainder of the work to modify the water treatment process.

    SECTION 5.    Payment for this improvement shall be made from the Water and Electric Fund using funds appropriated in Capital Improvement Project No. WT0220 and such other funds as may be lawfully appropriated.

    SECTION 6.    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 7.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.  

    PASSED this 20th day of April, 2009.