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By administrator, June 18, 2013 0 Uncategorized

Philadelphia, June 18, 2013 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke on Tuesday announced that City Council was prepared to exceed the School District of Philadelphia’s request for $60 million in emergency funding. “City Council has passed legislation that raises taxes… Read More »

By administrator, June 18, 2013 0 Council News, Uncategorized

Philadelphia, June 17, 2013 – The Special Investigative Committee examining City demolition procedures and operations in the wake of a deadly building collapse released its public hearing schedule on Monday. The first hearing will take place in Council Chambers (Room… Read More »

By administrator, June 10, 2013 0 Council News

  Philadelphia, June 10, 2013 – City Council on Monday announced the formation of a Special Investigative Committee to probe the deadly June 5, 2013, building collapse at 22nd and Market Streets and undertake a wholesale examination of City regulations… Read More »

By administrator, June 7, 2013 0 Council News

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Council President Clarke and 7th District Councilwoman Quinoñes-Sanchez introduced legislation yesterday aimed at incentivizing vacant property owners to make productive use of their builidngs.  Bill 130489 calls for a 10% tax on the assesed value of vacant strutures… Read More »