City of Philadelphia
They believe it would help avoid budget cuts and public school closings.
The Streets Department says it is offering an environmentally friendly alternative for the disposal of your Christmas tree after the holidays.
Last week the mayor gave out just the first assessment figure: $96.5 billion, the new total value of all properties in the City of Philadelphia.
The goal, officials said, is a great experience for the thousands of spectators, with five performance zones along the parade route, including an expanded one at Broad and Ritner.
They even devised a song for the occasion.
Workers now have better lighting, roomier and more efficient countertop space, v-shaped workstations for face-to-face collaboration, and a video wall that’s doubled in size.
The Council hearing came one day after the administration decided to continue the legal battle and appeal the arbitration award in Commonwealth Court.
“We all sat down at the table and have come to an agreement,” says Ed Grose, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association.
The jury found the City of Philadelphia not financially liable for the murder of William Panas Jr. by Frank Tepper, an off-duty cop with a history of misconduct.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says the city’s New Year’s Eve celebration seems to get better every year.
The jury, now deliberating, must decide if Frank Tepper went on duty when he left his house to address a nearby confrontation, and whether the city’s failure to fire him after earlier incidents of misconduct caused the murder.
City Hall is now officially pushing a “bike share” program and will be asking City Council to help fund it to get it started.
Beloff, 48, was serving his first term as a Common Pleas judge, presiding over cases in the criminal division.
Gloria Casarez, director of the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs, says the city was ranked #1 in a survey of the large cities in the country by the Human Rights Campaign’s “Municipal Equality Index.”
Firefighters opposed to the plan packed Council chambers today as councilmembers Jim Kenney, Bobby Henon, and Mark Squilla questioned Commissioner Ayers firsthand about the transfer policy.