PHILADELPHIA, PA – Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker (9th District) issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s introduction of a transfer ordinance, which includes $10 million for her proposed business corridor cleaning program, PHL Taking Care of Business (PHL~TCB):
“I am extremely pleased that the Administration has recognized the need to address litter and blight on and around the city’s business corridors by including my requested $10 million in the transfer ordinance introduced today. I look forward to the Nov. 12 Appropriations Committee hearing and working with my Council colleagues to adopt the ordinance and make my proposed PHL~TCB program a reality.”
Councilwoman Parker introduced a $10 million transfer ordinance in September to establish PHL~TCB, which would create up to 300 jobs and provide regular cleaning for business corridors citywide.
Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker represents the 9th District, which includes East Mt. Airy, West Oak Lane, East Oak Lane, Lawncrest, Burholme, Olney, Oxford Circle and Logan. She is Chair of Council’s Committee on Labor and Civil Service and Vice Chair of Council’s Committee on Commerce and Economic Development.