An ordinance directing the Mayor to apply for and enter into an execute an Agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant to fund infrastructure improvements on Gravois
An ordinance, recommended and approved by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment and the Board of Public Service of the City of St. Louis (the "Board of Public Service"), authorizing and directing the Mayor on behalf of the City of St. Louis, to apply for and enter into an execute an Agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a grant to fund the removal and replacement of concrete sidewalks, sod and tree planting, and installation of precast concrete tree grates on the west side of Gravois Avenue between Gertrude and Eichelberger Streets; establishing a public works and improvement project for the design and construction of streetscape enhancements, including but not limited to the installation of concrete sidewalks, sod and tree planting, and precast concrete tree grates on the west side of Gravois Avenue between Gertrude and Eichelberger Streets; (the "Gravois Avenue Streetscape Improvements Project") and authorizing and directing the City of St. Louis (the "City") through its Board of Public Service to let contracts and provide for the design, construction, materials, and equipment, for the Gravois Avenue Streetscape Improvements Project, authorizing the Board of Public Service to employ labor and consultants, pay salaries, fees and wages, acquire real property interests for the Gravois Avenue Streetscape Improvements Project, to enter into supplemental agreements with other governmental and private agencies, and to otherwise provide for the design and construction of the streetscape enhancements for the Gravois Avenue Streetscape Improvements Project all in accordance with the grant entered into for said Project; 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 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, 1994, 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 Seventy Four Thousand Five Hundred Fifty Eight Dollars ($74,558) for said Project from the grant entered into pursuant to this Ordinance; authorizing and directing the Comptroller of the City to draw warrants from time to time and disburse funds appropriated by this ordinance and to disburse grant funds in accordance with the Grant and upon certification of vouchers by the President of the Board of Public Service; authorizing the Board of Public Service to accept on behalf of the City monetary donations from other governmental agencies and others to assist in paying for the work authorized by this Ordinance; and containing an emergency clause.
Board Bill Number: 77
Sponsor: Fred Wessels Jr.
Committee: Housing, Urban Development and Zoning