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File #: 180935    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN MAYOR'S OFFICE
File created: 10/25/2018 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: Amending Chapter 19-3200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Keystone Opportunity Zone, Economic Development District, and Strategic Development Area," by requiring that applications for zone designation include Opportunity Plans that provide for apprenticeship and other work opportunities for students enrolled in School District Career and Technical Education Programs, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: KEYSTONE OPPORTUNITY ZONE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18093500.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
12/13/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
12/6/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/6/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
12/6/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/5/20180 Committee on Finance HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
12/5/20180 Committee on Finance HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
12/5/20180 Committee on Finance REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
10/25/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 19-3200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Keystone Opportunity Zone, Economic Development District, and Strategic Development Area," by requiring that applications for zone designation include Opportunity Plans that provide for apprenticeship and other work opportunities for students enrolled in School District Career and Technical Education Programs, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 19-3200 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended as follows:

CHAPTER 19-3200. KEYSTONE OPPORTUNITY ZONE, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, AND STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT AREA.

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§19-3204. Conditions for Exemptions, Abatements and Credits.

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(5) Opportunity Plans. To qualify for tax exemptions, abatements or credits under this Chapter, a business shall agree to the terms and conditions of an Opportunity Plan, as defined in the Koz Act (73 P.S. sec. 820.103), and which meets the requirements of the Koz Act (73 P.S. sec 820.302(a)). The Opportunity Plan shall at a minimum, require:

(a) Bid and RFP specifications for design and construction services in the zone, include a provision requiring professional service providers and construction contractors to indicate their capacity to sponsor apprenticeship opportunities for students enrolled in School District Career and Technical Education Programs;

(b) Owner-operators of businesses in the zone, agree to provide internships to students enrolled in School District Career and Technical Education Programs; and

(c) Solicitations for tenants to operate a business in the zone, include a provision requiring tenant-operators to indicate their capacity to sponsor internship, training and permanent employment opportunities for students enrolled in School District Career and Technical Education Programs.


SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall be effective immediately.


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