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File #: 130878    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/21/2013 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 5/8/2014
Title: Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter establishing and defining the responsibilities of the Office of Sustainability; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot questions to be voted on; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Kenney
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 13087801, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy13087801.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
5/19/20141 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
5/8/20141 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
5/1/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/1/20141 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
5/1/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/28/20140 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/28/20140 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/28/20140 Committee on Law and Government AMENDED   Action details Not available
4/28/20141 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/21/20130 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter establishing and defining the responsibilities of the Office of Sustainability; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot questions to be voted on; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. There shall be submitted for the approval or disapproval of the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia at the election to be held November 4, 2014, an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the establishment of the Office of Sustainability. The proposed amendment is contained in Resolution No. 130884, approved by Council on May 8, 2014, and filed in the Office of the Clerk of Council.

SECTION 2. There shall be placed on the ballot the following question to be answered "Yes" or "No" by the qualified electors participating in the election:

Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to establish and define the functions of the Office of Sustainability, headed by a Director of Sustainability?

SECTION 3. The Clerk of Council is hereby directed to (i) certify to the Board of Elections, within five days of this Ordinance becoming law, a copy of this Ordinance and Resolution No. 130884; and (ii) to have printed in pamphlet form, in sufficient number for general distribution, the proposed amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter as set forth in Resolution No. 130884, together with the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance.

SECTION 4. The Clerk of Council is hereby directed to cause to be published one time, during the three (3) weeks preceding the election on November 4, 2014, in three (3) newspapers of general circulation in the City and in the Legal Intelligencer, the proposed ...

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