Councilman Mark Squilla
There was plenty of squirming in City Council chambers this morning, as lawmakers convened a hearing on the vexing problem of bed bugs.
Much like the last stop on the Broad Street line at Pattison Avenue became AT&T station, corporate sponsorship will bring about a name change at the Authority’s Market East Station.
The PPA will be collecting data about parking, and will address scooter and motorcycle needs after collecting about 6 months worth of data.
The Actual Value Initiative, or “AVI” became the most battled-over program in City Hall during 2013.
Mayor Nutter has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the owner of the old Electric Factory bill to drape electronic advertising on the building’s sides. But, the idea may not yet be dead.
A City Council plan to add a $4 surcharge on all parking tickets is now dead. Mayor Nutter last week vetoed the $4 ticket surcharge, calling the measure illegal on several fronts.
A City Council committee has approved adding a $4 surcharge to all parking tickets, with some of the money potentially set aside for the city’s parks. Questions about the bill’s legality remain.