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Record #: O2015-4211   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 5/20/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Workforce Development and Audit
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 by adding new Article VII entitled "Chicago Apprenticeship Earned Credit Program"
Sponsors: O'Connor, Patrick, Laurino, Margaret, Zalewski, Michael R., Napolitano, Anthony V., Smith, Michele, Reilly, Brendan, Villegas, Gilbert
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. O2015-4211.pdf
Related files: R2019-362
City Council May 20, 2015


SECTION 1. Chapter 2-92 ofthe Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Article VII, entitled "Chicago Apprenticeship Earned Credit Program" and consisting of new Sections 2-92- 800 through 2-92-830, as follows:
2-92-800 Program established; definitions.
A program to be called and cited as the "Chicago Apprenticeship Earned Credit Program" is hereby established. The Program shall be administered by the chief procurement officer in accordance with this Article of chapter 2-92.
Whenever used in this Article VII of chapter 2-92, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:

"Apprentice" means any person who is: (1) is enrolled in an apprenticeship training program registered with the United States Department of Labor, or by the State of Illinois; or (2) has graduated from an apprenticeship training program that is registered with the United States Department of Labor, or by the State of Illinois.
"Bid incentive" means an amount deducted, for bid evaluation purposes only, from the contract base bid in order to calculate the bid price to be used to evaluate the bid on a competitively bid construction project.
"Contract base bid" means the total dollar amount bid on a project without factoring any bid incentive or percentage reductions to the bid amount.
"Earned Credit" means the amount allocated to a Contractor upon completion of a Qualifying Contract through which the Contractor met or exceeded the goals for the utilization of Former Offenders or Apprentices.
"Labor hours" means the total hours of workers receiving an hourly Wage who are directly employed at the work site. "Labor hours" shall include hours performed by workers employed by the contractor and all subcontractors working at the work site.
"Labor hours" shall not include hours worked by nonworking foremen, superintendents, owners and workers who are not subject...

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