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By kimmel1, 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 kimmel1, 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 »

By kimmel1, June 5, 2013 17 Council News, Uncategorized

            PHILADELPHIA, PA – Philadelphia moved a step closer to resolving its chronic tax delinquency problem, passing a pair of bills designed to encourage payments from delinquent taxpayers and bring Philadelphia’s revenue collection efforts up… Read More »

By kimmel1, May 23, 2013 1 Council News

Philadelphia, May 23, 2013 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke, Councilman Bobby Henon (6th District) and Councilman At-Large David Oh today unveiled a bill modifying the Office of Property Assessment’s (OPA) duties and powers for the purpose of significantly increasing… Read More »