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File #: 130884    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 11/21/2013 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 5/8/2014
Title: Proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of an Office of Sustainability, to provide for the powers and duties of such Office, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Office into the City government; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Goode, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Kenney
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 13088401, As Amended.pdf, 2. Signature13088401.pdf
Title
Proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of an Office of Sustainability, to provide for the powers and duties of such Office, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Office into the City government; 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:

ARTICLE III - EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE BRANCH -
ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 1
OFFICERS, DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS,
COMMISSIONS AND OTHER AGENCIES

§3-100. Executive and Administrative Officers, Departments, Boards, Commissions and Agencies Designated.

The executive and administrative work of the City shall be performed by:

(a) The following elected or appointed officers:

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Handicapped and Disabled Advocate;

Director of Sustainability.

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ARTICLE IV
EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE BRANCH - POWERS AND DUTIES
The Mayor, The City Representative and Departments, Boards, [and] Commissions and Offices Under the Mayor

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CHAPTER 16
OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY

§ 4-1600. Creation.

The Office of Sustainability is hereby created in the Office of the Mayor, headed by the Director of Sustainability.

§ 4-1601. Powers and Duties.

The Office of Sustainability shall have the power and its duty shall be to perform the following functions:

(a) Develop and coordinate the implementation of policies and programs to meet the City's sustainabil...

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