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File #: 190059    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COUNCIL
File created: 1/31/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of the proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the operating budget and providing for a mandatory minimum staffing level for building and code inspectors within the Department of Licenses and Inspections; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: LICENSES & INSPECTIONS, DEPARTMENT OF, PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19005900.pdf
Title
Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of the proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the operating budget and providing for a mandatory minimum staffing level for building and code inspectors within the Department of Licenses and Inspections; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election; all under certain terms and conditions.
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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 election to be held May 21, 2019, the amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter contained in Resolution No. 190068 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 Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to require an appropriation in each annual operating budget to maintain a minimum of eight hundred (800) code and building inspectors, cumulatively, within the Department of Licenses and Inspections?

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. 190068; and (ii) to have printed in pamphlet form, in sufficient number for general distribution, the proposed amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter as set forth in Resolution No. 190068 together with the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance.

SECTION 4. The Clerk of Council is hereby directed to cause to be published one time, during the three (3) weeks preceding the election on May 21, 2019, in three (3) newspapers of general circulation i...

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