City Councilman Jim Kenney
Little-Known City Tax May Become Latest Battleground Between City Council And Nutter Administration.
City councilman jim Kenney says Mayor Nutter’s efforts to crack down on residents who’ve been ignoring the so-called “School Tax” tax have gone too far.
Thanks to funding from the city, the Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League and other donors, the Octavius V. Catto Memorial Fund will soon announce a sculptor for a memorial paying homage to the civil rights pioneer.
A city councilman says the newly released documents indicate the demolition work could have and perhaps should have been stopped days before the collapse which killed six people.
City Council members are accusing Mayor Nutter of foot-dragging on putting advertising on city properties in order to generate some much-needed cash.
A Philadelphia City Councilman has started a petition drive to get the “R” rating removed from a documentary about bullying, a film that he says needs to be seen by all high school students.
Elected officials love their acronyms, and in Philadelphia City Council this week, we learned a new one: the “NIZ” — for Neighborhood Improvement Zone.
When Mayor Nutter vetoed the measure on Thursday, Councilman Jim Kenney found that some of the original 12 “yes” votes had flipped.
The issue is “redistricting” — the mandate that every ten years City Council redraw its boundaries to reflect population shifts.
Parking garage attendants packed Philadelphia City Council chambers today on behalf of their bosses, who were pushing City Council to lower the city’s 20-percent parking tax.
Many involved agreed that the city’s current system of dispatching private towers to the scene of accidents has problems.