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Introduced in Philadelphia City Council on January 22, 2015:
Bill No. 150005: “An Ordinance providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia o… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-ballot-question-on-universal-pre-k-commision/
Reported from Committee to the Council of the City of Philadelphia on Thursday, December 11, 2014
An Ordinance providing for the submission to the qualified ele… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-ballot-question-to-create-a-department-of-planning-and-development/
Introduced in City Council on 9/11/2014:
Bill No. 140642: “An Ordinance providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of the proposal set … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-ballot-question-to-create-second-police-advisory-council/
Introduced and referred to Committee on 10/2/2014.
Passed Council on 2/26/2015.
Bill No. 140747: “An Ordinance providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-ballot-question-on-language-access/
Submitted to the Voters By:
Bill No. 140015 (approved May 19, 2014); Resolution No. 140035 (adopted May 8, 2014)
Shall The Philadelphia H… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-on-jails-to-be-on-nov-4-2014-ballot/
In order for a constitutional amendment to be put on the ballot, it must be passed by two separate legislatures. In other words, it needs to be passed by the legislature and then,… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-pa-constitutional-amendments/
Click here for a certified copy of the signed bill (#130878, as amended 4/28/14)
The ballot question will read: Shall The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to establish… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-on-office-of-sustainability-will-be-on-nov-4-ballot/
Text of Bill No. 140518 Text of Resolution 140536
BILL NO. 140518 Introduced June 5, 2014
As of 1/9/2015, no further action has been taken
Councilmember Johnson Referr… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-ballot-question-to-create-dept-of-aviation/
Text of Resolution 140527 BILL NO. 140514-A Introduced June 5, 2014
Passed by City Council on 10/9/2014
As of 1/9/2015, no further action taken. Bill awaits signature by th… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/proposed-ballot-question-about-school-reform-commission/
Text of Bill No. 140511 Funds requested in Bond Question proposed for November 4, 2014, election:
Transit $ 3,781,000.00 Streets and Sanitation $ 29,590,000.00 Municipal Buildi… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/bond-question-on-its-way-to-the-voters/
Ballot questions (with plain language statements) in pdf format
Council Approval of Contracts
Resign to Run
Introduced in Philadelphia City Council on April 3, 2014:
No further action taken as of 1/9/2015.
Associated Resolution #140536
Bill No. 140283: “An Ordinance providing fo… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/possible-ballot-question-for-changes-to-board-of-pensions/
(Resolution No. 130715-A) RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the “resign to run” provision of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter so that City elected officials may become candid… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/approved-ballot-question-for-may-20-2014-election/
Bill No. 140101, Introduced in Philadelphia City Council Feb 20, 2014. As of 1/9/2015, no further action has been taken.
Accompanying Resolution (where the exact effect of the … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-create-a-dhs-community-oversight-board/
A ballot question proposal was enacted on Feb 20, 2014:
Resolution #130861, Bill #130851
You can look up the details using the bill and resolution numbers at https://phila.l… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-require-council-sign-off-on-certain-city-contracts/
Introduced in Council on November 14, 2013, passed by Council on 2/20/2014. No action taken by the Mayor. As of 1/9/2015, no further action.
Associated Resolution #130861
Proposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter confirming Council's power to enact provisions Council considers necessary or appropriate to accomplish the p… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-to-empower-council-to-enact-minimum-wage-and-benefits-set-for-may-20-2014/
As of 9/18/13, there has been one and only one ballot question approved for the Nov 5, 2013, ballot in Philadelphia. There is no expectation that any further questions will be app… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/bond-question-approved-for-nov-5-ballot/
City of Philadelphia City of Philadelphia - 1 - City Council Chief Clerk's Office 402 City Hall Philadelphia, PA 19107 BILL NO. 130576 Introduced September 12, 2013 Councilmembers… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-on-public-safety-personnel-proposed-for-2014-spring-primary/
Council proposes to create its own Budget Office, with significant powers. A bill has been introduced in Council that would put approval on the ballot for Philadelphia voters.
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