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File #: 180098    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/15/2018 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 3/8/2018
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 eligibility, selection and removal of the Members of the Board of Education, relating to the Board of Education's responsibility for the administration of the School District, creating a Parent and Community Advisory Council, 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, Council President Clarke
Indexes: BOARD OF EDUCATION, PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER, SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy18009801.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
3/14/20181 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
3/8/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
3/1/20181 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
3/1/20181 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
3/1/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/28/20180 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
2/28/20180 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
2/28/20180 Committee on Law and Government AMENDED   Action details Not available
2/28/20181 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
2/15/20180 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 eligibility, selection and removal of the Members of the Board of Education, relating to the Board of Education's responsibility for the administration of the School District, creating a Parent and Community Advisory Council, 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 Board of Education. The proposed amendment is contained in Resolution No. 180112, approved by Council on March 8, 2018, 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, revising eligibility requirements, requiring City Council confirmation of School Board appointments, requiring a stated reason for removing a School Board Member and establishing a Parent and Community Advisory Council?

SECTION 3. The Clerk of Council is hereby directed to (i) certify to the Board of Elections, within fiv...

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