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Proposed Ballot Question on Universal Pre-K Commision

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/

Proposed Ballot Question to Create a Department of Planning and Development

Reported from Committee to the Council of the City of Philadelphia on Thursday, December 11, 2014 Bill #140721 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/

Proposed Ballot Question toChange Structure of Police Advisory Council

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/

Proposed Ballot Question on Language Access

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/

Ballot Question on Jails to be on Nov 4 2014 Ballot

Submitted to the Voters By: Bill No. 140015 (approved May 19, 2014); Resolution No. 140035 (adopted May 8, 2014)   Ballot Question:             Shall The Philadelphia H… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-on-jails-to-be-on-nov-4-2014-ballot/

Proposed PA Constitutional Amendments

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/

Ballot Question on Office of Sustainability will be on Nov 4 Ballot

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/

Proposed Ballot Question to Create Dept of Aviation

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/

Proposed Ballot Question about School Reform Commission

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/

Bond Question approved for Nov 4 ballot

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 and Plain English/Spanish Statements for May 20

Ballot questions (with plain language statements) in pdf format English: Council Approval of Contracts Minimum Wage Resign to Run   Espanol: Aprobacion_d… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-questions-and-plain-english-spanish-statements-for-may-20/

Possible Ballot Question for Changes to Board of Pensions

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/

"Resign-to-Run" Ballot Question Approved for May 20, 2014 Election

(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/

Proposed Ballot Question to create a DHS Community Oversight Board

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/

May 20 Ballot Question to require Council sign-off on certain City contracts

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/

Potential Ballot Question to expand City Council's powers

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 Bi… http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/potential-ballot-question-to-expand-city-council-s-powers/

Ballot Question to empower Council to enact Minimum Wage & Benefits set for May 20, 2014

Title 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/

Bond Question approved for Nov 5 ballot

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/

Ballot Question on public safety personnel proposed for 2014 Spring primary

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/

Possible Ballot Question for Council to Have Its Own Budget Office

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. … http://www.patransparency.org/index.php/blog/ballot-question-for-council-to-have-its-own-budget-office/

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