Category:  Council News

By PHL Council, October 6, 2015 Council News

On Friday, October 2, Councilman Bobby Henon (6th District) joined Mayor Michael Nutter, Senator Robert Casey Jr. (D-PA), local philanthropists Leigh and John Middleton and School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite, to open the new Center for Advanced Manufacturing at… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 17, 2015 Council News

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) September 17, 2015— Today, Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown called for hearings to examine a change to Article VII Chapter 401-h of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter commonly referred to as the “Rule of Two,” co-sponsored by Councilwoman Maria… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 15, 2015 Council News

Philadelphia, Sept. 15, 2015 – The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and city officials on Tuesday celebrated the grand opening of the Gordon Apartments, the agency’s second development in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood. PHA converted a formerly vacant piece of land… Read More »

By PHL Council, September 14, 2015 Council News

PHILADELPHIA — September 10, 2015 – Today, Councilwoman Cindy Bass (8th District) introduced a bill that will raise an estimated $3.47 million for street calming measures throughout the City of Philadelphia. The ordinance, which would take effect in July 2016,… Read More »