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File #: 170110    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/9/2017 In control: Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities
On agenda: Final action: 4/27/2017
Title: Authorizing the Procurement Commissioner to enter into agreements to purchase electricity, natural gas and motor fuel for use by the City in City facilities and vehicles, including agreements that obligate payment for delivery of such energy supplies in future fiscal years, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, PROCUREMENT
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17011000.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
5/8/20170 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
4/27/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
4/20/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/20/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
4/20/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/10/20170 Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/10/20170 Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/10/20170 Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
3/27/20170 Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
2/9/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the Procurement Commissioner to enter into agreements to purchase electricity, natural gas and motor fuel for use by the City in City facilities and vehicles, including agreements that obligate payment for delivery of such energy supplies in future fiscal years, all under certain terms and conditions.

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WHEREAS, the passage in 1996 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania of the "Electricity Generation Customer Choice and Competition Act," 66 Pa. C.S. ยง 2801 et seq., made it possible for the City and all consumers of electricity to have direct access to the competitive market for the generated supply of electricity;

WHEREAS, by Executive Order No. 6-10, "City Purchase of Electricity Supply" (November 3, 2010), an Electricity Supply Advisory Committee was established and has been maintained;

WHEREAS, under the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission's rules, natural gas customers also have the ability to access the competitive market for natural gas supply;

WHEREAS, it is in the interest of all PGW ratepayers for large-account customers like the City to purchase in the competitive market;

WHEREAS, Council has authorized the City to enter into agreements before Fiscal Year 2016 to purchase electricity and natural gas for use by the City in City facilities in Fiscal Year 2016 (Bill No. 130452, approved June 25, 2013);

WHEREAS, the price of motor fuels may be volatile and the advance purchase of some of the City's motor fuel requirements can support budget stability;

WHEREAS, Council has authorized the City to enter into agreements before Fiscal Year 2017 to purchase electricity, natural gas and motor fuel for use by the City in City facilities and vehicles in Fiscal Year 2017 (Bill No. 140141, approved June 27, 2014);

WHEREAS, Council has authorized the City to enter into agreements before Fiscal Year 2018 and Fiscal Year 2019 to purchase electricity, natural ...

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