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File #: 181043    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: Authorizing the extension of the program authorized by Bill No. 150443 under which advance approval is given to the Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation to enter into certain contracts and transactions arising thereunder for the purchase, storage, distribution, transportation and/or transmission of natural and other gas supply on behalf of the Philadelphia Gas Works, subject to certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Green, Councilmember Jones
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY, PHILADELPHIA GAS WORKS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18104300.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy18104300
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 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
11/29/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the extension of the program authorized by Bill No. 150443 under which advance approval is given to the Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation to enter into certain contracts and transactions arising thereunder for the purchase, storage, distribution, transportation and/or transmission of natural and other gas supply on behalf of the Philadelphia Gas Works, subject to certain terms and conditions.

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WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation ("PFMC") must enter into contracts on behalf of the Philadelphia Gas Works ("PGW") to purchase gas supply, storage, distribution, transportation and transmission services in order to ensure a gas supply sufficient for the estimated maximum requirements of gas users in the City of Philadelphia; and

WHEREAS, Paragraph 2 of Section II of the Agreement Between The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation for the Management and Operation of the Philadelphia Gas Works dated December 29, 1972, authorized pursuant to an Ordinance of Council approved December 29, 1972 (Bill No. 455), as further amended ("Management Agreement/Ordinance"), requires PFMC to submit such contracts to the Philadelphia Gas Commission ("Gas Commission") for its recommendations and to Council for approval before entering into them (except in temporary or emergency situations, in which case PFMC must submit contracts for such purchases within thirty (30) days after initiating such purchases to the Gas Commission and Council for their approval); and

WHEREAS, Due to interstate pipeline deregulation in the early 1990's, gas supply, storage, transportation and transmission service transactions now routinely occur in extremely short timeframes on a competitive basis such that PFMC on behalf of PGW must be able to enter into numerous authorized contracts on an expedited basis; and

WHEREAS, Current market conditions make it impracticable for PFMC on behalf of PGW t...

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