City of Philadelphia
Currently, owners of rental properties must apply for an annual rental license but are not required to submit proof that the fire escape has been inspected.
Mother Nature has packed a whallop for trash collection vehicles in the city, according to Philadelphia streets commissioner David Perri.
Now, for the first time, the district is disclosing how many offers came in.
Williams touted the city’s declining homicide rate, but vowed to work for a safer city in his second term.
The Philadelphia Streets Department continues to plow and salt in an effort to get roads cleared in all neighborhoods.
On May 17th, a city-sponsored job fair for ex-offenders was abruptly canceled when thousands of applicants swarmed the Municipal Services Building.
“You can only get this in Philadelphia,” says mayor Michael Nutter, “but it’s also the oldest continuous folk festival in the world.”
The mayor says the overnight crews will be salting first, with plowing to begin later in the day as the snow arrives.
The report has ten key recommendations that the task force believes could help the city save between $66 million and $121 million over five years.
It is the second major relief program to result from the new property assessments that were mailed out earlier this year, for tax bills that are due early next year.
It’s a new law in Philadelphia: commercial building owners must now use an EPA web site to calculate their energy usage, then report that figure annually to the city.
More than 70 people sat in a room that was standing-room-only. In the first hour, reintegration specialists set the tone.
The Israeli consulate is Philadelphia may or may not be marked for closure, but local officials including Mayor Nutter are pulling out all the stops to make sure it doesn’t.
The city of Philadelphia is the target in a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of the the mother of Beatrice Weston, the young woman found chained in a Tacony Basement in 2011.
The Nutter administration earlier this year had sent tax bills in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to three gentlemen’s clubs, with city officials contending that the amusement tax applies to lap dances performed in back rooms.