Philadelphia City Council Reduces Fee For Vacant Lot CleanupCity Council's vote last year to raise a particular fee from $30 to $750 prompted a flood of outrage and now has prompted a council committee to roll it back about halfway.
Local Attorney Wants Council To Allow Public To Comment On More At Meetings Darrell Zaslow (at podium in photo) of the Homeowners Association of Philadelphia took his battle all the way to the State Supreme Court arguing that City Council should open the floor for public comment at its regular meetings.
The Public Now Gets To Speak At Philly City Council MeetingsA new type of democracy arrived at Philadelphia City Council on Thursday.

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