Board Bill Number 43 In Session 2009-2010

Public Works Bill


BOARD BILL NO. 43 INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN FREEMAN BOSLEY, SR. An Ordinance, recommended by the Board of Public Service of the City of St. Louis, establishing public works and improvement projects for the design and/or construction of twelve (12) American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Projects involving various infrastructure improvements (the "ARRA Projects") including Compton Avenue Viaduct Repairs Over Union Pacific Railroad, Vandeventer Avenue Streetscape (Kingshighway to Shaw), Dr. Martin Luther King Pedestrian Lighting (City Limits to Arlington), Loughborough Avenue Bridge Widening Over Union Pacific Railroad, Manchester Avenue Pedestrian Lighting (Taylor to Sarah), Overlay and Pedestrian Improvements (Goodfellow from Delmar to Natural Bridge, and Skinker from Clayton to Page), South Grand Improvements (Arsenal to McDonald), Morgan Ford Road Signal Interconnection and Upgrades (Arsenal to City Limits), Grand Center/Grand Boulevard Streetscape (Lindell to Page), South Broadway Streetscape (Courtois to Upton), Removal of North Tucker Boulevard Bridge (Washington to Cass), and Municipal Terminal Dock Improvements (One North Market); and authorizing and directing the City of St. Louis (the "City"), by and through its Board of Public Service, to let contracts and provide for the design, construction, materials, and equipment for the ARRA Projects, authorizing the Board of Public Service to employ labor and consultants, pay salaries, fees and wages, acquire real property interests, and to enter into supplemental agreements with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission, Federal Highway Administration, railroads, utilities, and other governmental agencies for the ARRA Projects all in accordance with the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009, with any contract containing sections for: description of the work, material guarantees, estimated expenditure allocations, fund reversion authorization, applicable federal and state wage rate requirements, equal opportunity provisions, the Mayor's Executive Orders, and contract advertising statutes; requiring that all work provided for herein shall be carried out in accordance with detailed plans and specifications adopted and approved by the Board of Public Service before bids are advertised therefor; directing that all construction contracts let by authority of this Ordinance provide for federal and state prevailing wages requirements including prevailing wage holiday and overtime pay and compliance with all applicable statutes of the State of Missouri, the City Charter and the Revised Code of the City, as amended; requiring all specifications approved by the Board of Public Service and contracts let by authority of this Ordinance provide for compliance with the Mayor's Executive Orders on Equal Opportunity and maximum MBE/WBE/DBE utilization goals, except when superseded or prohibited by federal or state law or regulation; requiring all advertisements for bids pursuant to this Ordinance be subject to the provisions of Section 8.250 RSMo., as amended; and appropriating the total estimated cost of the twelve (12) ARRA Projects of Thirty-two Million, Five Hundred Thirty-four Thousand, Three Hundred Ninety-five Dollars ($32,534,395.00) from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; authorizing and directing the Comptroller of the City to draw warrants from time to time and disburse funds appropriated by this ordinance and to receive and disburse grant funds in accordance with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 upon the signature and certification of vouchers by the President of the Board of Public Service; and containing a public work emergency clause.



Legislative History

Legislative activities for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 05/01/2009

    First Reading

  • 05/08/2009

    Second Reading

  • 05/15/2009


  • 05/15/2009

    Third Reading


Ordinance Number: 68340

Effective Date: 05/18/2009

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