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File #: 200353    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: Committee on Commerce & Economic Development
On agenda: Final action: 11/19/2020
Title: Amending Section 17-109 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Local Bidding Preferences," to amend reporting requirements to require the establishment of local business usage goals and reporting on reaching such goals as a way to assist community businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson
Indexes: LOCAL BIDDING PREFERENCES
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy20035301.pdf

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Amending Section 17-109 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Local Bidding Preferences,” to amend reporting requirements to require the establishment of local business usage goals and reporting on reaching such goals as a way to assist community businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1.  Section 17-109 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

CHAPTER 17-100.  PROCUREMENT CONTRACTS

 

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§ 17-109.  Local Bidding Preferences.

 

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(9) Annual Report. Not later than February 1 of each year, the Commissioner shall issue a report in writing to the Mayor, the President of City Council, and the Chief Clerk of City Council identifying, with respect to the time period between January 1 and December 31 of the preceding year:

 

                                          (a) the types of contracts in which a bid preference was awarded;

 

                                          (b) the number of each type; and

 

                                          (c) the name of all Local Business Entities in breach of contract pursuant to subsection 5(c).

 

                                          (d)  Such report shall also establish a percentage goal of the total dollar value of contracts awarded to Local Business Entities, as established by the Procurement Department or such other agency determined by the Mayor. The report shall explain how the goal for the current year was set and what plans and actions will be taken in furtherance of that established goal, address whether the amount of contracts awarded fall short of the goal provided for that year in the previous report and, if so, outline the corrective actions to be undertaken to achieve the goal in the upcoming year. 

 

                                          (e)  In Fiscal Year 2022, a goal shall be established by July 1, 2021.

 

                                          (f)  The information required in subsection (d) shall be updated in the annual report and on August 1 of each year.

 

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