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File #: Ord 12-75    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/14/2012
Title: Amending Chapter 82 of the Saint Paul Administrative Code revising the City's prevailing wage ordinance.
Sponsors: Kathy Lantry
Attachments: 1. Revised LDB Ordinance FINAL as amended with double underlines.pdf
Amending Chapter 82 of the Saint Paul Administrative Code revising the City's prevailing wage ordinance.

Section 1

Chapter 82 of the Saint Paul Administrative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 82.07. - Minimum wages on public contracts.
(a) All contracts in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) or more hereinafter entered into for the purpose of performing any work for the City of Saint Paul involving either new construction work or repair work on any roads, bridges, sewers, streets, alleys, parks, parkways, buildings or any other public works involving the improvement of public property, including the removal of public nuisances, shall be made upon the basis that the wages paid to the occupational groups utilized in such works shall not be less than the wages and fringes paid to comparable positions in the classified Civil Service system.
(b) To the extent permitted by state statute and court decision, as to contracts above described and involving the services of drivers who own and operate trucks, their compensation shall be determined by the formula established by the commissioner of the state department of labor and industry pursuant to Minnesota Rules, section 5200.1105 and the results obtained therefrom. The compensation formula shall be applicable to such drivers retained directly or subcontracted for under the above contracts. Payments required hereunder shall be payable directly to drivers and shall be made without deduction of any kind unless required by law.
(c) Any vendor who is determined to be the lowest responsible bidder who plans to accomplish all or a portion of the work using self-employed independent contractors, subcontractors and partnership contractors must provide the City with bona fide demonstration of status of such entities prior to the final award of any contract that falls within the definition of this section. If there is a substitution of a self-employed independent contractor or su...

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