North Tucker Viaduct
BOARD BILL #184 INTRODUCED BY ALDERWOMAN PHYLLIS YOUNG AND ALDERWOMAN APRIL FORD GRIFFIN An Ordinance, recommended by the Board of Public Service of the City of St. Louis (the "Board of Public Service"), establishing a public works and improvement project for the removal of the North Tucker Viaduct and reconstruction of North Tucker Boulevard (the “North Tucker Viaduct Project – Phase II”); and authorizing and directing the City of St. Louis (the "City") through its Board of Public Service to let contracts and provide for the removal and reconstruction, materials, and equipment for the North Tucker Viaduct Project – Phase II, authorizing the Board of Public Service to employ labor and consultants, pay salaries, fees and wages, acquire real property interests, and enter into supplemental agreements with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission, Federal Highway Administration, utilities, railroads, other governmental agencies and private corporations and entities and to make application for funding from other sources for the North Tucker Viaduct Project – Phase II all in accordance with the Federal Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (23 U.S.C. 110, et seq.), 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 therefore; 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, compliance with the provisions of Sections 285.525 thru 285.550 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended, by requiring enrollment and participation in a federal work authorization program and no knowing employment of unauthorized aliens, and compliance with the provisions of Section 292.675 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended, by providing a ten-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration construction safety program for their on-site employees, 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 the total estimated cost of the North Tucker Viaduct Project – Phase II, is Eleven Million, Three Hundred Eleven Thousand, Two Hundred Twenty Dollars ($11,311,220.00) from various sources including the Federal Highway Administration Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), and Current Interest Junior Leasehold Revenue Bonds, Series 2009B; 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 Transportation Equity Act of the 21st Century (23 U.S.C. 110, et seq.) upon the signature and certification of vouchers by the President of the Board of Public Service; and containing a public work emergency clause.