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File #: 200382    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 6/18/2020 In control: Committee on Commerce & Economic Development
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 17-500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Goals for the Participation of Disadvantaged Owned Business Enterprises in City Contracts," by adding a new requirement that City Council be notified of certain changes to existing City contracts valued over $1 million to ensure expansions adhere to participation goals and standards, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: MINORITY PARTICIPATION
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20038200.pdf
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Amending Chapter 17-500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Goals for the Participation of Disadvantaged Owned Business Enterprises in City Contracts," by adding a new requirement that City Council be notified of certain changes to existing City contracts valued over $1 million to ensure expansions adhere to participation goals and standards, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

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

TITLE 17. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT

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CHAPTER 17-500. GOALS FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF DISADVANTAGED OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES IN CITY CONTRACTS

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? 17-504. Participation Goals.
(1) The MBEC shall establish contract goals for levels or amounts of DBE participation for each contract, subject to the provisions of this Section, and unless exemptions have been granted under ? 17-509.
(2) Considerations. In setting these goals MBEC shall consider:
(a) the availability in various industry classifications and professions of DBEs that are qualified and willing to provide goods, expertise, and services on the particular contract;
(b) the level of utilization of these firms in past contracts awarded by the City;
(c) the contract specifications;
(d) the adverse impact on non-DBEs; and
(e) any other relevant factors, including but not limited to City annual participation goal established under ? 17-505.
(3) Consultation. In establishing goals on each contract, the MBEC must consult with the contracting agency, the Procurement Department, or both.
(4) Publication. The contract goals must be clearly published as part of the contract specifications in the invitation to bid or request for proposals.
(5) Applicability to Alternates, Modifications, etc. The contract goals apply to the initial contract amounts, to any alternates, and to all subsequent amendments, supplements, e...

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