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File #: 210507    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/27/2021 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 6/17/2021
Title: Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for a mandatory annual appropriation for the Housing Trust Fund, as approved by Resolution of the City Council; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot question to be voted on; and, authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.
Sponsors: Councilmember Green, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Johnson
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21050700.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy21050700
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Providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for a mandatory annual appropriation for the Housing Trust Fund, as approved by Resolution of the City Council; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot question to be voted on; 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 proposed amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter contained in Resolution No. 210524 approved by City Council on June 17, 2021, and filed in the Office of the Clerk of City 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 a mandatory annual appropriation for the Housing Trust Fund?

SECTION 3. The Clerk of City Council is hereby directed to: (i) certify to the Board of Elections, within five (5) days of this Ordinance becoming law, a copy of this Ordinance and Resolution No. 210524; 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. 210524, together with the ballot question set forth in Section 2 of this Ordinance.

SECTION 4. The Clerk of City Council is hereby directed to cause to be published one time each, during the three (3) weeks preceding the election on November 2, 2021, in three (3) newspapers of general circulation in the City of Philadelphia and in The Legal Intelligencer, the proposed amendment to The Philadelphia Home ...

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