Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Record #: O2011-1418   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/9/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Energy, Environmental Protection and Public Utilities
Final action: 4/13/2011
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 by adding new Section 595 regarding requirements associated with diesel equipment use
Sponsors: Daley, Richard M.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. O2011-1418.pdf

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RICHARD M. DALEY
MAYOR
March 9, 201
TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO
Ladies and Gentlemen:
At the request of the Commissioner of the Environment, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending the Municipal Code regarding requirements associated with diesel equipment use.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION I. Chapter 2-92 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new section 2-92-595, as follows:
2-92-595 Clean diesel contracting.
(a) Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply:
(1) "Biodiesel" means a fuel comprised of mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from vegetable oils or animal fats, designated B100, and meeting the requirements of the American Society for Testing Materials ("ASTM") D 6751.
(2) "Biodiesel blend" means a blend of biodiesel meeting ASTM D 6751 with petroleum-based diesel fuel, designated BXX, where XX represents the volume percentage of biodiesel fuel in the blend.
(3) "CARB" means the California Air Resources Board.
(4) "Clean fleet score ("CFS") waiver grantee" means any construction firm to which the commissioner of environment has granted a clean fleet score annual waiver certificate pursuant to subsection (f) of this section.
(5) "Compression-ignition engine" means a reciprocating, internal-combustion engine that is not a spark-ignition engine.
(6) "Contract" means any contract, the amount of which is $2,000,000 or more, awarded by the city and whose cost is to be paid from funds belonging to or administered by the city, for construction projects including, but not limited to, the construction, demolition, restoration, repair, renovation, environmental remediation or environmental abatement of any building, structure, tunnel, excavation, roadway, bridge, transit station or parcel of land. The...

Click here for full text