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File #: 140438-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/15/2014 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/19/2014
Title: To amend the Institutional (Special Purpose) District Master Plan of Drexel University, in the vicinity of 33rd Street and Chestnut Street, for the construction of a new hotel with retail space.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: DREXEL UNIVERSITY
Attachments: 1. 140438 - Exhibit Set, As Amendeed on Floor.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy140438-A01.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/27/20141 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/19/20141 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
6/12/20140 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
6/12/20141 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/12/20141 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
6/5/20140 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/5/20140 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/5/20140 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/5/20140 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/3/20140 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/3/20140 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/3/20140 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/15/20140 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
To amend the Institutional (Special Purpose) District Master Plan of Drexel University, in the vicinity of 33rd Street and Chestnut Street, for the construction of a new hotel with retail space.
 
Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
 
SECTION 1.  Pursuant to Section 14-304(4) of The Philadelphia Code, The Institutional (Special Purpose) District Master Plan of Drexel University is hereby amended by allowing for the construction of a new building resulting in approximately 145,000 net gross floor area total, to be used as a new hotel, with ground floor retail, as set forth in attached Exhibit “A”, which is on file with the Chief Clerk's Office, and a copy of which is attached hereto for reference.
 
SECTION 2.  Statement of Diversity Practices and Economic Opportunity Plan. In accordance with Title 17, Section 1600 of the City of Philadelphia Code, a Statement of Diversity Practices and an Economic Opportunity Plan for the project are attached as Exhibits “B” and “C”, respectively, and are on file with the Chief Clerk's Office.
 
SECTION 3.  It is hereby acknowledged, based upon the letter from the developer and attached hereto as Exhibit “D”, that Study Hotels shall provide the same wage and benefit  standards as defined under Section 17-1305 of the Philadelphia Code, entitled "Philadelphia 21st Century Minimum Wage and Benefit Standard," for all hotel employees as defined in Section 17-1302 of the Philadelphia Code.
 
SECTION 4.  This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.
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