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File #: 200654    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/19/2020 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 12/10/2020
Title: Authorizing the Procurement Commissioner to enter into agreements to purchase electricity, natural gas and motor fuel for use by the City in City facilities and vehicles, including agreements that obligate payment for delivery of such energy supplies in future fiscal years, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy20065400.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/20/20210 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/10/20200 CITY COUNCIL     Not available Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/3/20200 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/1/20200 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/1/20200 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/1/20200 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/19/20200 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the Procurement Commissioner to enter into agreements to purchase electricity, natural gas and motor fuel for use by the City in City facilities and vehicles, including agreements that obligate payment for delivery of such energy supplies in future fiscal years, all under certain terms and conditions.

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WHEREAS, the passage in 1996 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania of the "Electricity Generation Customer Choice and Competition Act," 66 Pa. C.S. ? 2801 et seq., made it possible for the City and all consumers of electricity to have direct access to the competitive market for the generated supply of electricity; and

WHEREAS, by Executive Order No. 6-10, "City Purchase of Electricity Supply" (November 3, 2010), an Electricity Supply Advisory Committee was established and has been maintained; and

WHEREAS, under the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission's rules, natural gas customers also have the ability to access the competitive market for natural gas supply; and

WHEREAS, it is in the interest of all PGW ratepayers for large-account customers like the City to purchase in the competitive market; and

WHEREAS, the price of motor fuels may be volatile and the advance purchase of some of the City's motor fuel requirements can support budget stability; and

WHEREAS, Council has authorized the City to enter into agreements through Fiscal Year 2022 to purchase electricity, natural gas and motor fuel for use by the City in City facilities and vehicles through Fiscal Year 2022 (Bill No. 180976, approved May 22, 2019); and

WHEREAS, Electricity, natural gas and motor fuel prices are at favorable levels for entering into purchase obligations now for fixed prices for delivery ("Fixed Rate Purchases") in Fiscal Year 2023 and Fiscal Year 2024; NOW, THEREFORE,


THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. The Procurement Commissioner, on behalf of the City, is h...

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