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(a) To the extent and as required by “An Act regulating wages of laborers, mechanics and other workers employed in any public works by the State, County, City or any public body or any political subdivision or by anyone under contract for public works,” approved June 26, 1941, as amended, the general prevailing rate of wages in this locality for laborers, mechanics and other workers engaged in construction of public works coming under the jurisdiction of the City is hereby ascertained to be the same as the prevailing rate of wages for construction work in the Franklin County area as determined by the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois as of September 1, 2017, a copy of that determination being attached to original Ordinance 985, passed July 9, 2018, and incorporated herein by reference. As required by said Act, any and all revisions of the prevailing rate of wages by the Department of Labor of the State shall supersede the Department’s September 1, 2017, as amended, determination and apply to any and all public works construction undertaken by the City. The definition of any terms appearing in this section which are also used in the aforesaid Act shall be the same as in said Act.
(b) Nothing herein contained shall be construed to apply said general prevailing rate of wages as herein ascertained to any work or employment except public works construction of the City to the extent required by the aforesaid Act.
(c) The City Clerk shall publicly post or keep available for inspection by any interested party in the main office of this City this determination or any revisions of such prevailing rate of wage. A copy of this determination or of the current revised determination of the prevailing rate of wages then in effect shall be attached to all contract specifications.
(d) The City shall mail a copy of this determination to any employer, and to any association of employers and to any person or association of employees who have filed their names and addresses, requesting copies of any determination stating the particular rates and the particular class of workers whose wages will be affected by such rates.
(e) The City shall promptly file a certified copy of this section with both the Secretary of State, Index Division, and the Department of Labor of the State of Illinois.
(f) The City shall cause to be published in a newspaper of general circulation within the area a notice of adoption of this section, and such publication shall constitute notice that the determination is effective and that this is the determination of Council.
(Ord. 748. Passed 6-12-00; Ord. 822. Passed 10-10-05; Ord. 830. Passed 6-12-06; Ord. 852. Passed 6-11-07; Ord. 865. Passed 8-11-08; Ord. 876. Passed 7-13-09; Ord. 890. Passed 8-9-10; Ord. 898. Passed 6-13-11; Ord. 915. Passed 7-9-12; Ord. 928. Passed 7-8-13; Ord. 939. Passed 7-14-14; Ord. 955. Passed 7-13-15; Ord. 963. Passed 6-13-16; Ord. 974. Passed 7-10-17; Ord. 985. Passed 7-9-18.)