BOARD BILL NO. 45 INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN LARRY ARNOWITZ 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 Germania Street Overlay and Pedestrian Improvements from Gravois Avenue to Interstate 55 (the “Germania Improvement Project”); 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 Germania Improvement Project; authorizing the Board of Public Service to employ labor and consultants, pay salaries, fees and wages, acquire any and all said real and personal property rights and interests, in whole or in part, including easements (by lease, purchase, or otherwise), as necessary for completion of the Germania Improvement Project, and to enter into supplemental agreements with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission, Federal Highway Administration, utilities, railroads, and other governmental agencies as necessary for completion of the Germania Improvement Project, 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 therefor; directing that all construction contracts let by authority of this Ordinance provide for federal and state prevailing wage requirements, including prevailing wage holiday and overtime pay, and compliance with all applicable statutes of the State of Missouri including Sections 290.210 through 290.340 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended, the City Charter, City ordinances including the “Complete Streets Policy, ” (City Ordinance 68663), when applicable, and the Revised Code of the City, as amended; requiring that all contractors shall comply with the provisions of Sections 285.525 through 285.555 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended, by requiring enrollment and participation in a federal work authorization program and agreeing not to knowingly employ unauthorized aliens; requiring that all contractors shall comply 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; requiring that all contractors shall comply with the provisions of Section 34.057 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended, (Prompt Payment/Retainage), as applicable; requiring the furnishing of a bond by every contractor on this public works project pursuant to the provisions of Section 107.170 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended; requiring compliance with Section 34.353 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended (Domestic Product Procurement Act – Buy American); requiring all specifications approved by the Board of Public Service and contracts let by authority of this Ordinance shall 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 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended; appropriating the total estimated cost of the Germania Improvement Project of One Million, Six Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,600,000.00) from various sources including the Federal Highway Administration Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), and the One-Half Cent Ward Capital Improvement Fund; 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.
Board Bill Number: 45
Sponsor: Larry Arnowitz
Committee: Streets, Traffic and Refuse