Nutter Says 'Time Has Come' For Phila. City Council Action on Proposed Sale of PGWCity Council president Darrell Clarke says his staff's internal review should be concluded by next week.
Clock Still Ticking On Mayor Nutter's Plan To Sell PGWMum's the word from the president of Philadelphia City Council as to whether today's regular Council meeting will bring any word on when lawmakers will debate the plan to sell PGW.
City Council Eyeing More Regulation For Curbside Vendors in PhiladelphiaCity Council president Darrell Clarke calls them "entrepreneurs," those folks who set up a folding table on a sidewalk to sell everything from handbags to CDs to incense.
Councilman's Bill Takes Aim At Unruly Behavior By Temple U. StudentsCouncil president Darrell Clarke, who represents the area around Temple University, says neighbors face public drunkenness and related issues on a regular basis.
Councilwoman Says PGW Bidder Using "Scare Tactics" To Push SaleA 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the Connecticut-based firm that wants to buy PGW from the city, claims the city's gas infrastructure is "dangerously outdated."
City Council Debate Over Whether To Sell PGW DelayedCity 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&ICity 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.
Nutter, Clarke To Unveil Dueling Plans For L&IMayor Nutter and Council President Darrell Clarke today are unveiling separate and competing proposals to reshape the structure of city government.
Phila. City Council President Wants Food Truck Propane Tanks Inspected Council president Darrell Clarke has introduced a bill giving the Philadelphia Fire Department responsibility for inspecting propane tanks used on curbside food trucks.
Nutter Hopes For Public Hearings On $2 Billion PGW Sale When City Council Opens Fall SessionCity Council has yet to introduce the Mayor's PGW sale legislation nor to schedule public hearings. Council President Darrell Clarke has said those won't come until Concentric -- the consultant hired by Council to review the plan -- has finished its reports.
City Council Holds Hearing On How School District Can Expand Social Services To Include Students’ FamiliesThe hearing was focused on expanding "community-based schooling," in which social services that are normally offered in government offices are instead available at neighborhood schools.
Philly Schools To Open On Time, But With Service ReductionsThe School District of Philadelphia will open as planned on September 8th, but with temporary “service reductions.”
City Council Looks To Improve Philadelphia Neighborhoods City Council President Darrell Clarke and his colleagues are pushing a CSI "to make every neighborhood a community of choice."
City Officials Undecided Where Pope Francis Would Appear If He Visits Philadelphia If the pontiff does come, an appearance on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is not a certainty.
Phila. City Council Set For Summer Recess With PGW Deal On HoldMuch to Mayor Nutter's chagrin, his controversial plan to sell the Philadelphia Gas Works will not be introduced before City Council adjourns for the summer season.