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Record #: O2011-799   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/9/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 5/18/2011
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-8 regarding privatization of city services
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 8 City Council & Wards of City
Attachments: 1. O2011-799.pdf
Related files: R2011-691
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323 S. ASHLAND AVE. • CHICAGO, IL 60607 • (312) 226-1001 • FAX (312) 226-1171 • VWW.LOCAL1001.COM
February 3,2011
City of Chicago Office of the City Clerk Room 107
121 North LaSalle Street Chicago. Illinois 60602
Re: A proposed ordinance amending Chapter 2-8 of the Municipal Code of Chicago concerning the privatization of City services.
To Whom It May Concern:
Enclosed please find three copies of a proposed ordinance that would authorize an amendment to Chapter 2-8 of the Municipal Code of Chicago concerning the privatization of City services. I respectfully request that this proposed ordinance be presented and introduced to the City Council of Chicago on February 9, 2011 and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Feel free to contact Lou Phillips at 312-226-1001 with any questions.
Very Truly Yours,
Lou Phillips

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ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago is a home rule unit of government pursuant to the 1970 Illinois Constitution, Article VII, Section 6 (a); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to its home rule power, the City of Chicago may exercise any power and perform any function relating to its government and affairs including promoting the quality of life and the welfare of its citizens; and
WHEREAS, the Corporate Authorities of the City of Chicago recognize that the use of private contractors to provide public services historically performed by City employees does not always promote the public interest; and
WHEREAS, future privatizations must ensure that the residents of the City of Chicago receive high quality services at low cost, with due regard for the City's taxpayers and the needs of Chicago workers; NOW THEREFORE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. The above recitals are expressly incorporated herein and made part hereof as though fully set forth herein.
SECTION 2. Chapter 2-8 of the Municipal Code of...

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