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File #: 170954-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: WITHDRAWN
File created: 11/2/2017 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, relating to the selection of the Members of the Board of Education, as approved by Resolution of the City Council; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot question to be voted on; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: BOARD OF EDUCATION, PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 170954-A01, As Amended on Floor.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
3/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL WITHDRAWN   Action details Not available
2/22/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
2/22/20181 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
2/22/20181 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/12/20170 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/12/20170 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/12/20170 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/2/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, relating to the selection of the Members of the Board of Education, as approved by Resolution of the City Council; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot question to be voted on; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.

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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 Primary Election to be held May 15, 2018, an amendment to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the selection of the Members of the Board of Education. The proposed amendment is contained in Resolution No. 170967, approved by Council on _________, 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 Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to restore local control by confirming the Board of Education's independent responsibility to administer the School District of Philadelphia, providing for public participation in the Educational Nominating Panel process, requiring Board of Education Members to be City residents, requiring City Council confirmation for appointment to the Board of Education and requiring the Board of Education to establish a Parent and Community Advisory Council?

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. 170967; and (ii) to have printed in pamphlet form, in suffic...

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