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File #: 210229    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 3/18/2021 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 City Council proposing an amendment to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the eligibility, selection and removal of the Members of the Board of Education; relating to the Board of Education's responsibility for the administration of the School District; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21022900.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 City Council proposing an amendment to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the eligibility, selection and removal of the Members of the Board of Education; relating to the Board of Education's responsibility for the administration of the School District; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.

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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 on November 2, 2021, the amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter contained in Resolution No. 210240 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 Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to divide the School District into five regions and allow the qualified voters of each region to elect their school board representative?

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. 210240; 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. 210240 together with the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance.

SECTION 4. The Clerk of Council is hereby directed to cause to be published one time, during the three (3) weeks preceding the election on November 2, 2021, in three (3) newspapers of...

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