Section 110-659; Ord. 20511; Determining it is in the public interest to install new electrical transformers and switchgear at the McBaine Water Treatment Plant


Ordinance No. 20511                            Council Bill No. B 364-09

     AN ORDINANCE

determining it is in the public interest to install new electrical transformers and switchgear 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; 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 state-mandated construction safety training; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

    WHEREAS, the City Council adopted a resolution declaring the necessity of installing new electrical transformers and switchgear 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 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 installation of new electrical transformers and switchgear 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 the improvement.

    SECTION 5.    Payment for this improvement shall be made from Missouri Department of Natural Resources State Revolving Fund loan under the Public Drinking Water Program 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.    The bid specifications and contract for the improvement shall provide that the contractor and any subcontractor shall provide a ten-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration construction safety program (or a similar program approved by the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations) for all employees working on-site.  All employees working on the site of the improvement are required to complete the safety program within 60 days of beginning work on the improvement project.

    SECTION 9.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.  

    PASSED this 21st day of December, 2009.