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Record #: SO2014-8097   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 10/8/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Workforce Development and Audit
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-92-330 regarding contract enforcement of percentages of city and project area residents work hours
Sponsors: Hairston, Leslie A.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. SO2014-8097.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Section 2-92-330 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

2-92-330 Contracts - Percentages of city and project area residents work hours -Enforcement.
(a-1) For purposes of this section,
"City residents" means persons domiciled within the city.
"Project area residents" means persons domiciled within that part of the city designated as the project area in the information for bidders issued by DPS.
"Domicile" means an individual's one and only true, fixed and permanent home and principal establishment.
"Eligible residents" means city residents and project area residents.
(a) For any construction project advertised, or if not advertised, awarded, by the city that has an estimated contract value of $100,000.00 or more, and where not otherwise prohibited by federal, state or local law, the total hours worked by persons on the site of the construction project by employees ofthe contractor and subcontractors shall be performed (i) at least 50 percent by city residents; and (ii) at least 7.5 percent by project area residents. Work hours performed by project area residents shall be considered to be work hours performed by city residents for purposes of calculating the minimum work hour percentage required to be performed by city residents.
These minimum percentages of work hours for eligible residents shall not be understood as limiting or deterring the fuller utilization of eligible residents beyond these levels, but are intended instead as minimum requirements. Contractors shall make good faith efforts to utilize qualified eligible residents in unskilled and skilled labor positions. The chief procurement officer shall separately monitor the utilization of eligible residents in skilled and unskilled positions, and shall report his findings to the city council committee on the budget and government operations when substan...

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