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File #: 190911    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/14/2019 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: Amending Chapter 13-100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rates," to provide for enforcement of prevailing wage provisions of the Code that apply in connection with the receipt of charity water rates, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Parker
Indexes: WATER RATES
Code sections: 13-100 - Water Rates
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19091100.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19091100
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Amending Chapter 13-100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rates," to provide for enforcement of prevailing wage provisions of the Code that apply in connection with the receipt of charity water rates, under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 13-100 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 13-100. WATER, SEWER AND STORM WATER RATES

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? 13-101. Fixing and Regulating Rates and Charges.

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(4) Standards for Rates and Charges.

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(e) Special rates and charges, to be designated as "charity water rates and charges", shall be established for public and private schools, institutions of purely public charity, and places used for actual religious worship.

(i) Upon determination by the Labor Standards Unit (as established by ? 17-107 ("Contractors: Labor-Management Relationships)) of a violation of the requirements of ? 17-107(12) ("Recipients of Financial Assistance") applicable to properties that benefit from financial assistance in connection with the receipt of charity water rates and charges, including the prevailing wage requirements and the bond posting conditions, the Unit may order as a remedy for such violation:

(.a) payment of appropriate back wages and benefits;

(.b) compliance with the relevant wage and benefit standards;

(.c) termination of the receipt of charity water rates and charges until compliance;

(.d) posting of a bond required under Subsection 17-107(12)(c)(.2);

(.e) such other remedy as may be appropriate in the circumstances.

(ii) Such determinations and orders shall be subject to appeal before the Board of Labor Standards pursuant to the standards and procedures set forth in Code Section 17-107 ("Contractors: Labor-Management Relations").



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