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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/25/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 400
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140725 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Barbara Salapek on her retirement after 25 years as a full-time volunteer at the St. Francis Inn, a soup kitchen and shelter located in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140715 0  BillAuthorizing and approving the modification of a Service Agreement between the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development relating to the refinancing of certain bonds, approving the issuance by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development of bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness in one or more series, or in a combined series with certain other authorized indebtedness, to refinance certain bonds; and authorizing and approving the obligation of the City of Philadelphia to pay in full when due the Service Fee and other amounts payable under the Service Agreement, as modified; authorizing certain City officers to take certain actions required to issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness; covenanting that the City of Philadelphia will make necessary appropriations in each of the City's fiscal years to provide for the Service Fee and other amounts due under the Service Agreement, as modified; covenanting that the City of Philadelphia will make timely payments of the Service Fee and other amounts due under the Service AgreemeIntroduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140716-A 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Landlord And Tenant - Rent Control," by requiring adequate notice to tenants regarding rent increases and adequate notice to landlords in the case of tenants' decision not to renew a lease, all under certain terms and conditions. Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140726 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, deeds conveying conditional fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate in the Forty-seventh Ward of the City of Philadelphia, pursuant to Chapter 16-400 of The Philadelphia Code and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of such properties for rehabilitation and/or improvements in accordance with the terms of Chapter l6-400 of The Philadelphia Code.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140727 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, deeds conveying conditional fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate in the Twenty-ninth and Forty-seventh Wards of the City of Philadelphia, pursuant to Chapter 16-400 of The Philadelphia Code and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of such properties for rehabilitation and/or improvements in accordance with the terms of Chapter l6-400 of The Philadelphia Code.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140717 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-3900 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Tax Exemptions for Longtime Owner-Occupants of Residential Properties," by specifying certain circumstances sufficient to demonstrate equitable ownership of a property under the Longtime Owner Occupants Program, under certain terms and conditions. Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140718-A 0  BillAmending Chapter 10-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Safety," by prohibiting the sale, possession, or use of toy or imitation firearms which substantially duplicate or can be reasonably perceived to be actual firearms, under certain terms and conditions. Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140728 0  ResolutionApproving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Point Breeze Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 2025 Federal street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Michael B. Goldstein and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140719 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Rising Sun Avenue, Geneva Road, Westford Road, and Tabor Road.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140729 0  ResolutionRecognizing October 2014 as Dyslexia Awareness Month in Philadelphia and calling on educators and local educational agencies to provide equal educational opportunities for all students through awareness of the importance of early recognition of dyslexia and the benefits of evidence-based interventions.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140730 0  ResolutionRecognizing the work of Philadelphia's own Louise Esola and her book "American Boys: The True Story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War". Which brings to light the story of the 74 sailors that perished on the USS Frank E. Evans during the Vietnam War. Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140720 0  BillAmending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity," to add a new Chapter 10-2100, entitled "Hate Crimes," to provide for additional penalties for criminal conduct motivated by hatred toward certain characteristics of other persons, under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140721 0  BillProviding for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of the proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council proposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the creation of a new Department of Planning and Development, headed by a Cabinet-level Director, to oversee the City's planning, zoning, licensing, inspection, enforcement, and housing functions; continuing the existence of the City Planning Commission, Philadelphia Historical Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Board of Building Standards, and Board of License and Inspection Review as boards or commissions in such new Department, with certain changes to the powers and duties of such boards and commissions; creating a new Intergovernmental Housing Commission in such new Department; and conforming other provisions of the Charter to such reorganization; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140722 0  BillAuthorizing and directing the installation of a traffic signal on Parkside Avenue at the intersection of North 50th Street, under certain terms and conditions. Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140731 0  ResolutionHonoring the Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities, Philadelphia's Department of Parks and Recreation and the Global Abilities Foundation, on the occasion of their fourth annual Philadelphia Rec Fest.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140732-A 0  ResolutionProposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the creation of a new Department of Planning and Development, headed by a Cabinet-level Director, to oversee the City's planning, zoning, licensing, inspection, enforcement, and housing functions; continuing the existence of the City Planning Commission, Philadelphia Historical Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Board of Building Standards, and Board of License and Inspection Review as boards or commissions in such new Department, with certain changes to the powers and duties of such boards and commissions; creating a new Intergovernmental Housing Commission in such new Department; and conforming other provisions of the Charter to such reorganization; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140723 0  BillAmending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by amending Subcode "PM" (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code), by adding the Tenth Councilmanic District to the list of areas covered by certain building standards, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140733 0  ResolutionDesignating the week of Monday, October 6 through Monday, October 13, 2014 as "Christopher Columbus/Italian American Heritage Week" in the City of Philadelphia. This is done in celebration of the festivities commemorating Columbus' historic voyage to the New World and honoring Chazz Palminteri as Grand Marshall of the 2014 Philadelphia Columbus Day Parade.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140724 0  BillProviding for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter establishing and defining the responsibilities of the International Trade and Investment Authority; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot questions to be voted on; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140734 0  ResolutionRespectfully requesting that the Pennsylvania Legislature authorize an additional 300 taxi medallions to provide modern, green, wheelchair accessible taxi cabs with bike racks to meet the existing needs of Philadelphia's underserved ridership and using the proceeds to reduce the wage tax.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
140735 0  ResolutionProposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation, appointment, powers and duties of an International Trade and Investment Authority, with the authority to establish a fund to attract overseas investment, and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
140609 1  BillAuthorizing and approving the execution and delivery of a Service Agreement between the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development relating to the financing of additional operating funds for the School District of Philadelphia for Fiscal Year 2015 only, approving the issuance by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development of bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness in one or more series, to finance such additional operating funds; and authorizing and approving the obligation of the City of Philadelphia to pay in full when due the Service Fee and other amounts payable under the Service Agreement; authorizing certain City officers to take certain actions required to issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness; covenanting that the City of Philadelphia will make necessary appropriations in each of the City's fiscal years to provide for the Service Fee and other amounts due under the Service Agreement; covenanting that the City of Philadelphia will make timely payments of the Service Fee and other amounts due under the ServicSUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
140609 1  BillAuthorizing and approving the execution and delivery of a Service Agreement between the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development relating to the financing of additional operating funds for the School District of Philadelphia for Fiscal Year 2015 only, approving the issuance by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development of bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness in one or more series, to finance such additional operating funds; and authorizing and approving the obligation of the City of Philadelphia to pay in full when due the Service Fee and other amounts payable under the Service Agreement; authorizing certain City officers to take certain actions required to issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness; covenanting that the City of Philadelphia will make necessary appropriations in each of the City's fiscal years to provide for the Service Fee and other amounts due under the Service Agreement; covenanting that the City of Philadelphia will make timely payments of the Service Fee and other amounts due under the ServicORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
140609 1  BillAuthorizing and approving the execution and delivery of a Service Agreement between the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development relating to the financing of additional operating funds for the School District of Philadelphia for Fiscal Year 2015 only, approving the issuance by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development of bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness in one or more series, to finance such additional operating funds; and authorizing and approving the obligation of the City of Philadelphia to pay in full when due the Service Fee and other amounts payable under the Service Agreement; authorizing certain City officers to take certain actions required to issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness; covenanting that the City of Philadelphia will make necessary appropriations in each of the City's fiscal years to provide for the Service Fee and other amounts due under the Service Agreement; covenanting that the City of Philadelphia will make timely payments of the Service Fee and other amounts due under the ServicREAD AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
140671 0  ResolutionUrging Further Action To Enact Legislation To Designate The Medical Center Of The Department Of Veterans Affairs Located At 3900 Woodland Avenue In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, As The "Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Department Of Veterans Affairs Medical Center."ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140700 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, deeds conveying conditional fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate in the Fifteenth, Eighteenth and Thirty-seventh Wards of the City of Philadelphia, pursuant to Chapter 16-400 of The Philadelphia Code and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of such properties for rehabilitation and/or improvements in accordance with the terms of Chapter l6-400 of The Philadelphia Code.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140702 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, deeds conveying conditional fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate in the Seventh and Thirty-seventh Wards of the City of Philadelphia, pursuant to Chapter 16-400 of The Philadelphia Code and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of such properties for rehabilitation and/or improvements in accordance with the terms of Chapter l6-400 of The Philadelphia Code.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140703 0  ResolutionAlso naming West Venango Street between 5th Street and 7th Street "JoaquĆ­n Rivera Way" to honor the memory of JoaquĆ­n Rivera and to recognize his life and memorialize his lasting legacy.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140704 0  ResolutionCalling on the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Pennsylvania Secretary of Education to thoroughly investigate any and all allegations of curriculum deficiencies reported within the School District of Philadelphia that have been properly filed and received by the Secretary. ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140707 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, without consideration, deeds conveying conditional fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate in the Twenty-fifth, Thirty-first and Thirty-ninth Wards of the City of Philadelphia, pursuant to Chapter 16-400 of The Philadelphia Code and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of such properties for rehabilitation and/or improvements in accordance with the terms of Chapter l6-400 of The Philadelphia Code.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140001-A 0  BillAmending Chapter 10-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Safety," by providing for ending the existing procedure of mandatory custodial arrests for the crime of Marijuana possession, and by requiring the reporting of the number of arrests and related information with respect to those arrested for Marijuana possession; all under certain terms and conditions.WITHDRAWN   Action details Not available
140725 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Barbara Salapek on her retirement after 25 years as a full-time volunteer at the St. Francis Inn, a soup kitchen and shelter located in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140729 0  ResolutionRecognizing October 2014 as Dyslexia Awareness Month in Philadelphia and calling on educators and local educational agencies to provide equal educational opportunities for all students through awareness of the importance of early recognition of dyslexia and the benefits of evidence-based interventions.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140730 0  ResolutionRecognizing the work of Philadelphia's own Louise Esola and her book "American Boys: The True Story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War". Which brings to light the story of the 74 sailors that perished on the USS Frank E. Evans during the Vietnam War. ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140731 0  ResolutionHonoring the Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities, Philadelphia's Department of Parks and Recreation and the Global Abilities Foundation, on the occasion of their fourth annual Philadelphia Rec Fest.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
140733 0  ResolutionDesignating the week of Monday, October 6 through Monday, October 13, 2014 as "Christopher Columbus/Italian American Heritage Week" in the City of Philadelphia. This is done in celebration of the festivities commemorating Columbus' historic voyage to the New World and honoring Chazz Palminteri as Grand Marshall of the 2014 Philadelphia Columbus Day Parade.ADOPTED   Action details Not available