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File #: 100342    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 5/13/2010 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 6/10/2010
Title: Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to modernize the City's procurement process, including by allowing for electronic bidding, electronic reverse auctions and electronic execution of contracts; for appropriate bidder security; and for cooperative purchasing; all under certain terms and conditions; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Kenney
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER, PROCUREMENT
Attachments: 1. Signature10034200.pdf
Title
Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to modernize the City's procurement process, including by allowing for electronic bidding, electronic reverse auctions and electronic execution of contracts; for appropriate bidder security; and for cooperative purchasing; all under certain terms and conditions; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
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WHEREAS, Under Section 6 of the First Class City Home Rule Act (53 P.S. §13106), an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter may be proposed by a resolution of the Council of the City of Philadelphia adopted with the concurrence of two-thirds of its elected members; now therefore

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That the following amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter is hereby proposed and shall be submitted to the electors of the City on an election date designated by ordinance:

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ARTICLE VIII
PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION

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CHAPTER 2
CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENT, PROPERTY AND RECORDS

§ 8-200. Contracts.

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(2) If Except as authorized by Section 8-200(4), if any purchase or contract for which competitive bidding is required involves an expenditure of more than twenty-five thousand ($25,000) dollars, which amount shall be adjusted every five (5) fiscal years as rounded to the nearest one thousand ($1,000) dollars to reflect the percentage change in the most recently published Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) All Items Index, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following procedure shall be applicable:

(a) The Procurement Department shall advertise for sealed bids (which may include, at the discretion of the Department, electronic submission o...

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