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File #: 170625    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: HELD IN COMMITTEE
File created: 6/15/2017 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 Subsection 17-510(b) providing for the oversight by the City Council Appropriations Committee of compliance with all Economic Opportunity Plans ("EOP") for the participation of minority and female workers, Minority-Owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Female-Owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Disabled-Owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprises; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PLANS
Code sections: Title 17 - CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 17062500.pdf
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Amending Title 17 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Contracts and Procurement," by adding Subsection 17-510(b) providing for the oversight by the City Council Appropriations Committee of compliance with all Economic Opportunity Plans ("EOP") for the participation of minority and female workers, Minority-Owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Female-Owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Disabled-Owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprises; 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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17-510. Enforcement.

(a) The MBEC shall make such findings, recommendations and proposals to the Director of Finance as are necessary and appropriate to enforce this Chapter. If as a result of its monitoring activities, the MBEC determines that the goals and policies set forth in this Chapter, are not being met by any agency or by any person, the MBEC may recommend any or all of the following actions:

(1) If the MBEC determines that a person under contract with the City has failed to comply with contractual provisions requiring DBE participation, the MBEC may recommend that the City exercise its legal remedies, including, if appropriate, the termination of the contract involved.

(2) In the event that the MBEC determines that an agency is entering into contracts in a manner or at a rate which is unlikely to achieve the DBE participation goals developed in accordance with the procedures as set forth in this Chapter, the MBEC may request that the agency furnish to it a compliance plan setting forth in detail how contracts are proposed to be awarded prospectively to achieve the goals within the then current fis...

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