A print ad sponsored by UIL Holdings, the Connecticut-based firm that wants to buy PGW from the city, claims the city’s gas infrastructure is “dangerously outdated.”
A digital electronic billboard long planned for the top of the old Lit Brothers building, at 8th and Market Streets, is now just three months away from reality.
City Council’s plans to publicly debate the controversial proposal to sell PGW have now slipped until mid-October.
Darrell Clarke Says He Is Not Competing With Nutter Over Release Of Similar Plans To Restructure L&I
City Council President Darrell Clarke insists that his plan to reorganize huge portions of Philadelphia government is not intended to trump a related plan unveiled at the very same time by Mayor Nutter.
Philadelphia City Council will consider a ban on the sale of toy guns that look all too real.
Mayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke today are unveiling separate and competing proposals to reshape the structure of city government.
City council members are introducing a bill that adds hate crimes to the individual conduct portion of the city code.
Councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee today will propose that all landlords give their tenants at least 90 days notice of a rent increase.
“The most egregious problem … is the approximately $160,000 overtime in 311 for the period studied,” he said, adding, “They’re working in a secret VIP call center that doesn’t comply with what the job description says.”
A City Council committee has signed off on a measure to provide $30 million in temprary funding to the cash-starved Philadelphia school district.
The largest of the seven projects, costing $32 million, is to shore up the cabling that powers SEPTA’s entire Regional Rail system.
The global construction management firm has been based in Willingboro and, later, Marlton, NJ since its founding by Irv Richter in 1976.
It took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city’s liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.
Sources have confirmed that a task force report, created in the wake of last year’s fatal Market Street building collapse, recommends splitting Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses & Inspections into two separate entities.
Council today approved that ballot question, but it was not immediately clear if the mayor will sign it in time for it to appear on the November ballot.