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File #: RES 17-1885    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/6/2017
Title: Authorizing the use of a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) on the construction portion of the Rice Park Revitalization project, and authorizing appropriate city officials to execute such an agreement.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Project Labor Agreement (PLA), Rice Park

Title

Authorizing the use of a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) on the construction portion of the Rice Park Revitalization project, and authorizing appropriate city officials to execute such an agreement.

 

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council adopted a policy on the use of Project Labor Agreements (“PLA”) pursuant to Council File #09-584 for projects involving $250,000 or more of city money; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation is undertaking improvements to Rice Park with CIB Bond funds, with a total project budget of $1,700,000; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation sent a written “Notice and Request for Recommendation on the Use of a PLA” to interested parties on May 9, 2017 with one response received; and

 

WHEREAS, the Building Trades Council recommended use of a PLA, with the stated reasons being “Dollar Amount; Length of Project; Multi-craft;” and

 

WHEREAS, the Project Manager agrees with the Building Trades Council and is recommending use of a PLA; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council finds that the use of a PLA will ensure a harmonious, continuous, and stable workforce which will in turn ensure timely completion of the project without work stoppage or interruption; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby approves the use of a PLA on the construction portion of the Rice Park Revitalization project and authorizes the appropriate city officials to draft and execute such documents as are necessary to implement this resolution.

 

 

 

 

 

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