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File #: 170724    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 9/14/2017 In control: Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
On agenda: Final action: 10/26/2017
Title: Amending Title 15 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Parks and Recreation," by requiring the public posting of hours of operations for libraries and recreation centers, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: PARKS AND RECREATION
Code sections: Title 15 - PARKS AND RECREATION
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17072401.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
11/13/20171 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
10/26/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
10/19/20171 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
10/19/20171 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
10/19/20171 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
10/17/20170 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
10/17/20170 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
10/17/20170 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs AMENDED  Action details Not available
10/17/20171 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
9/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
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Amending Title 15 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Parks and Recreation," by requiring the public posting of hours of operations for libraries and recreation centers, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 15 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 15. PARKS AND RECREATION.

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CHAPTER 15-500. LIBRARIES.

§15-501. Hours of Operation - Public Posting. The Free Library of Philadelphia is authorized to issue rules and regulations, applicable to all of its public locations, on the following matters relating to public posting of the schedule and hours of operation of each such location:

(1) Clear and public posting of hours of operation on or around the exterior front of the building or, where such notice of hours would not be easily visible from the property line, such other manner of posting on the premises that will provide clear and public notice;

(2) Clear and public notice of changes in regular hours, of holiday schedules, and of periodic departures from otherwise regular hours;

(3) Clear and public notice of emergency closings whenever practicable; and

(4) Website posting of information under subsections (1) through (3) on the official Free Library of Philadelphia website.

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CHAPTER 15-700. RECREATION CENTERS.

§15-701. Hours of Operation - Public Posting. The Department of Parks and Recreation is authorized to issue rules and regulations, applicable to all recreation centers, on the following matters relating to public posting of the schedule and hours of operation of each such recreation center:

(1) Clear and public posting of hours of operation on or around the exterior of the building or, where such notice of hours would not be easily visible from the property line, such other manner of posting on the premises that wil...

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