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File #: 181007    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/15/2018 In control: Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities
On agenda: Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: Amending Bill No. 100163-AA, entitled "An Ordinance authorizing the City of Philadelphia to organize an authority to be known as The Philadelphia Energy Authority, pursuant to the terms of the 'Municipalities Authorities Act,' of 2001, June 19, P.L. 287, No. 22, as amended, under certain terms and conditions," to expand the responsibilities and powers of the Authority and authorizing an amendment to its Articles of Incorporation, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY, PHILADELPHIA MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18100700.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy18100700
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/3/20190 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/13/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 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 Transportation and Public Utilities HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/5/20180 Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/5/20180 Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/26/20180 Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/26/20180 Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities Cancellation of Scheduled Public Hearing   Action details Not available
11/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available

Title

Amending Bill No. 100163-AA, entitled “An Ordinance authorizing the City of Philadelphia to organize an authority to be known as The Philadelphia Energy Authority, pursuant to the terms of the ‘Municipalities Authorities Act,’ of 2001, June 19, P.L. 287, No. 22, as amended, under certain terms and conditions,” to expand the responsibilities and powers of the Authority and authorizing an amendment to its Articles of Incorporation, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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WHEREAS, Bill No. 100163-AA, adopted July 29, 2010, authorized the organization of the Philadelphia Energy Authority, pursuant to the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended, 53 Pa. C.S. § 5601 et seq.;

 

                     WHEREAS, That ordinance set forth the responsibilities and powers of the Authority; and

 

                     WHEREAS, It is desirable to expand upon the responsibilities, purposes and powers of Authority; now, therefore

 

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1.   Section 1 of Bill No. 100163-AA is hereby amended as follows (additions in Bold; deletions in Strikethrough):

 

SECTION 1.                     The municipal authorities of the City of Philadelphia are authorized to organize an Authority pursuant to the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa. C.S. § 5601 et seq. (the “Act”). The Authority’s purposes and responsibilities shall be limited to actions for and concerning (i) the development, or facilitation and/or financing of energy storage and/or generation projects, (ii) the development, or facilitation and/or financing of energy efficiency projects, and (iii) the purchase or facilitation of energy supply and energy services on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, government agencies, institutions and businesses, as well as the education of consumers regarding choices available in the marketplace, as permitted by the aforesaid “Municipality Authorities Act.” and (iv) the promotion of a vital clean energy sector of the Philadelphia economy and increased employment in the sector by undertaking efforts to strengthen the markets for energy efficiency and energy storage and generation projects.  The Authority shall have and may exercise all of the powers set forth in the Act that are necessary or convenient for carrying out its purposes and responsibilities.

 

 

SECTION 2.   The City Solicitor is authorized to file any amendment to the Articles of Incorporation of the Authority deemed necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this Ordinance.

 

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