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File #: 200075    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 1/30/2020 In control: Committee on Law and Government
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 to provide for the creation of a Department of Fleet Services, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department into the City government; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20007500.pdf
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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 to provide for the creation of a Department of Fleet Services, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department into the City government; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.

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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 18, 2021, an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter contained in Resolution No. 200079, approved by Council on __________, 2020, 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 establish and define the functions of a Department of Fleet Services, headed by a Commissioner, to manage all City-owned motor vehicles and City programs concerning alternative vehicle fuel initiatives?

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. 200079; 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. 200079, 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 18, 2021, in three (3) newspapers of...

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