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File #: 200387    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/25/2020 In control: Committee on Finance
On agenda: Final action: 11/19/2020
Title: Amending The Philadelphia Code to add a new Section, entitled "Good Parking Jobs for Philadelphia Review Committee," to provide for the creation of an advisory body to consider the quality of jobs and opportunities for workers in the parking industry and the potential to make adjustments to the Parking Tax, including with respect to the goal of reducing the parking tax to seventeen percent by July 1, 2022, based on a review of working conditions in the parking industry, and to provide reports related thereto, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Parker, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Jones
Indexes: PARKING TAX
Code sections: 19-1200 - Parking Tax
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy20038700.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/1/20200 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
11/19/20200 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
11/12/20200 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
11/12/20200 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/12/20200 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/9/20200 Committee on Finance HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/9/20200 Committee on Finance HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/9/20200 Committee on Finance REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
6/25/20200 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Amending The Philadelphia Code to add a new Section, entitled "Good Parking Jobs for Philadelphia Review Committee," to provide for the creation of an advisory body to consider the quality of jobs and opportunities for workers in the parking industry and the potential to make adjustments to the Parking Tax, including with respect to the goal of reducing the parking tax to seventeen percent by July 1, 2022, based on a review of working conditions in the parking industry, and to provide reports related thereto, all under certain terms and conditions.
Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. Chapter 19-1200 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to add a new section as follows:
CHAPTER 19-1200. PARKING TAX
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? 19-1207. Good Parking Jobs for Philadelphia Review Committee.
(1) Establishment. The Mayor is hereby called upon to establish the Good Parking Jobs for Philadelphia Review Committee as an advisory body to conduct an annual review regarding the quality of jobs and opportunities for workers in the parking industry and to make recommendations to the Council regarding such issues and potential changes regarding taxes applicable in connection with the parking industry.
(2) Members. The Committee shall be composed of seven members appointed by the Mayor. Two members shall be representatives of the labor community, two shall be representatives of the parking industry, one shall be a representative of the City Administration and two shall be representatives of Council.
(3) Meetings. The Committee shall meet at least quarterly. All meetings shall be open to the public. At each meeting, an opportunity shall be provided for public testimony on matters relating to the subjects addressed in subsections (4) and (5) of this Section.
(4) Working Conditions. The Committee shall make a thorough review of working conditions in the parking industry, including job standards; efforts to reduce worker turno...

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