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.
Councilmembers questioned the city’s fleet manager, Christopher Cocci, concerning the September blaze that heavily damaged a firehouse at 4th and Arch Streets.
Mayor Nutter kicked things off by presenting proclamations to the co-captains of each of the service academies.
The Biogas Cogeneration facility is fueled by methane, the byproduct of what gathers at the end of the trail after millions of toilets are flushed each day.
The sponsor of the plan, councilman-at-large David Oh, said the 60-year old “resign to run” provision of the city charter simply does not work.
On Saturday, St. Joe’s Prep Hawks won their first city football championship since 1977.
The bill headed to the governor’s desk would allow city council to consider age and financial means in granting relief to long-time owners of a home who experience a jump in property taxes.
Nutter was invited by Biden to look at the expansion of the canal, a project that could prove a boost to the Port of Philadelphia.
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.
Councilman Jim Kenney is holding the hearing on the latest career turn of fourteen firefighters who were demoted after being promoted.
The attorneys general of Pennsylvania and New York came to Philadelphia City Hall to promote an effort to get cell phone manufacturers to install “kill switches” so a phone that’s stolen could be immediately deactivated.
DHS commissioner Anne Marie Ambrose says the film, “Tio Papi” (photo), drives home the point that child welfare is a community responsibility.
The sponsor of the measure, Councilman Bill Green, says selling tax liens on foreclosed properties would bring millions to the school district that the city otherwise would never see.
Mayor Nutter and the mayors of Chicago, Dallas, Fort Worth, Miami, Charlotte and Phoenix have written to Attorney General Holder asking that the merger of US Airway and American be allowed to proceed.