Councilman Curtis Jones
Philadelphia City Hall’s new top property assessor tells City Council members that his evaluators will make sure tax-exempt properties are checked more frequently, to make sure they are what they advertise.
A Philadelphia City Council committee received some startling stats while holding a hearing on bullying and violence in the city’s schools.
City Council leaders say they’ll finally schedule a hearing on the controversial DROP pension perk in April but in the meantime they’re looking for ways to keep the program alive, with a smaller price tag.
Philadelphia City Council members say they will continue to watch local retail chains following a hearing which asked why some chains have retail medical clinics in the suburbs but not in city locations.
City Council has now chosen a date in early December for a hearing to discuss the increasingly tense relations between Philadelphia police and residents.
The vote was unanimous as City Council members agreed to schedule broad-based hearings on police conduct.