Councilman Mark Squilla
About a dozen Gallery kiosk merchants showed up City Council’s regular meeting Thursday, asking for the help of lawmakers in their eviction from the Gallery.
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.