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File #: 210640    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: IN COUNCIL
File created: 6/24/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the hiring of local residents under public works contracts with the City; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21064000
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Title
Proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the hiring of local residents under public works contracts with the City; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.

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WHEREAS, Under Section 6 of the First Class City Home Rule Act (Act of April 21, 1949, P.L. 665, ? 6, 53 P.S. ? 13106), an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter may be proposed by a resolution of the Council of the City of Philadelphia adopted with the concurrence of two-thirds of its elected members; and

WHEREAS, City Council, by the adoption of this Resolution, proposes amendments to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to competitive bidding requirements; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That the following amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter is hereby proposed and shall be submitted to the electors of the City on an election date designated by ordinance.

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ARTICLE IV

EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE BRANCH POWERS AND DUTIES

The Mayor, The City Representative and Departments,
Boards and Commissions under the Mayor

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ARTICLE VIII PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION

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CHAPTER 2 CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENT, PROPERTY AND RECORDS

?8-200. Contracts.

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(2) Except as authorized by Section 8-200(2.1) and 8-200(4), if any purchase or contract required to be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder involves an expenditure of more than seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000), which amount shall be adjusted every fiscal year as rounded to the nearest one thousand dollars ($1,000) to reflect the percentage change in the most recently published Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) All Items Index, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following procedure sha...

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