header-left
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 160895-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/13/2016 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 3/9/2017
Title: Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of the proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of a Philadelphia Community Reinvestment Commission; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT COMMISSION, PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy160895-A01.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
3/13/20171 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
3/9/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
2/23/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
2/16/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
2/16/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/16/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/13/20170 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
2/13/20170 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
2/13/20170 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
10/13/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available

Title

Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of the proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of a Philadelphia Community Reinvestment Commission; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.

 

Body

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 May 16, 2017, the amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter contained in Resolution No. 170190 approved by Council on March 9, 2017, 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 provide for the creation of a Philadelphia Community Reinvestment Commission to be charged with recommending coordinated community reinvestment strategies for the City of Philadelphia by identifying opportunities for public, private, and philanthropic entities to collaborate and leverage their resources for the public good?

 

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. 170190; 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. 170190 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 May 16, 2017, in three (3) newspapers of general circulation in the City and in The Legal Intelligencer, the proposed amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, together with the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance; and further, at such other time and in such other manner as the Clerk may consider desirable.

 

SECTION 5.  The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to issue a proclamation giving at least thirty (30) days’ notice of such election.  The Clerk of Council shall cause a copy of the proclamation to be published in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation in the City, and in The Legal Intelligencer, once a week for three consecutive weeks during the period of thirty days prior to the election. One such publication may be combined with the publication of the notice required by Section 4 of this Ordinance.

 

SECTION 6.                     The appropriate officers are authorized and directed to take such action as may be required for the holding of an election on the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance as provided for by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

End