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By kimmel1, October 29, 2013 0 Council News

Philadelphia, October 28, 2013 – City Council’s Committee on Property and Public Works voted  to approve amended legislation creating a Philadelphia Land Bank that will transform the City’s fragmented land-holding system into a single, streamlined entity with the power to quickly… Read More »

By kimmel1, October 24, 2013 0 Council News

Philadelphia, Oct. 24, 2013 – City Council on Thursday passed important legislation introduced by Council members Bill Green, David Oh, Brian O’Neill, Bobby Henon, Jim Kenney and Mark Squilla encouraging the Administration to begin sales of tax liens on delinquent… Read More »

By kimmel1, October 4, 2013 0 Uncategorized

Oct. 3, 2013 – City Council’s Committee on Appropriations heard testimony from the Nutter Administration, real estate experts and developers on Council’s proposal to give the School District of Philadelphia $50 million in exchange for vacant surplus properties which would… Read More »

By kimmel1, September 25, 2013 0 Uncategorized

WHO:              Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr., 4th District, Majority Leader, Committee Chairman Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, 3RD District  Councilman Bobby Henon, 6th District Councilman At-Large Jim Kenney Councilwoman María D. Quiñones-Sánchez, 7th District Council President Darrell L. Clarke WHAT:     The Special Investigative… Read More »