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File #: 170094    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 2/2/2017 In control: Committee on Commerce & Economic Development
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Contracts and Procurement," by adding measures to bring greater transparency, equitability, and accessibility to the process of procurement of disadvantaged business enterprises while encouraging disadvantaged business enterprises to grow in size and capability; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT, DISADVANTAGED OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES
Code sections: 17-500 - Goals for the Pariticipation of Minority, Female and Disabled Owned Businesses in City Contracts, Title 17 - CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 17009400.pdf
Title
Amending Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Contracts and Procurement," by adding measures to bring greater transparency, equitability, and accessibility to the process of procurement of disadvantaged business enterprises while encouraging disadvantaged business enterprises to grow in size and capability; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 17. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT.

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CHAPTER 17-500. GOALS FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF DISADVANTAGED OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES IN CITY CONTRACTS.

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ยง17-502. Definitions.

For the purpose of this Chapter, the following terms shall have the following respective definitions:

(1) Agency shall mean any City office, department, board or commission including the Council of the City of Philadelphia. It shall also mean all legal entities which either:

(a) receive funds, directly or indirectly, from the City; and either:

(b) have entered into continuing contractual or cooperative relationships with the City; or

(c) operate under legal authority granted to them by City ordinance.

(2) City Contracts shall mean all City contracts, whether competitively bid or negotiated, including but not limited to, any construction contract with a total value in excess of $150,000 which:

(a) is paid for in whole or in part with City funds;

(b) is financed either wholly or partially by state or federal funds which are administered by the City; or

(c) is funded in whole or in part by Financial Assistance.

(3) Disabled Person shall mean a person who has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of his or her major life activities or has a record of such impairment. Major life activities shall mean functions, such as caring for one's self, performing manu...

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