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File #: 200587    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: HELD IN COMMITTEE
File created: 10/29/2020 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 providing for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of an independent Economic Opportunity Plan Oversight Board, and providing for annual appropriations to the Board; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Bass
Indexes: ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY PLANS, PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 20058700.pdf
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 providing for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of an independent Economic Opportunity Plan Oversight Board, and providing for annual appropriations to the Board; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election; all under certain terms and conditions.

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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, the amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter contained in Resolution No. 200605 approved by Council on ___________, 20__, 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 provide for the creation, appointment, powers, duties, and annual funding of an independent Economic Opportunity Plan Oversight Board, which shall administer and enforce all ordinances pertaining to workforce diversity and the participation of disadvantaged businesses in the awarding of City contracts or financial assistance?

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. 200605; 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. 200605 together with the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance.

SECTION 4. The Clerk of Council is hereby directed...

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