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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/11/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 400
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170477 0  ResolutionRecognizing the Month of May as National Foster Care Month in the City of Philadelphia. Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170461 0  BillAuthorizing Route 34 Group, ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 5021-23 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170478 0  ResolutionHereby recognizing May 18, 2017 as Haitian Flag Day in Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170462 0  BillAuthorizing Boyd's Realty Partnership, ("Owner") to install, own and maintain concrete planter encroachments at 1818 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170463 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Linden Avenue (extended), Academy Road, Grant Avenue, Frankford Avenue, the Poquessing Creek, and the Delaware River.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170479 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee of Public Property & Public Works to hold public hearings on the status of implementation of the cable television franchise renewal agreement between the City of Philadelphia and Comcast of Philadelphia, LLC passed by this Council on Dec. 10, 2015.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170480 0  ResolutionRecognizing May 4, 2017 as International Fire Fighters Day in Philadelphia and further honoring the men and women of the Philadelphia Fire Department for their continual dedication and service to the City of Philadelphia. Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170464 0  BillAuthorizing the Parks and Recreation Commissioner and the Procurement Commissioner, on behalf of the City, to execute a Concession Agreement with Treetop Quest, Inc., or its wholly-owned subsidiary, for an aerial adventure park in West Fairmount Park, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170465 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Gates Street, Henry Avenue, Roxborough Avenue, Magdalena Street, Walnut Lane, Henry Avenue, Kingsley Street, Houghton Street, Walnut Lane, Shurs Lane, Tower Street, Levering Street, Silverwood Street, Leverington Avenue, Silverwood Street, Fountain Street, and Ridge Avenue. Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170481 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Overbrook High School graduates Joyce "Eli" Bevins and Jean "Lu" Bevins for their recognition by the Cannes Film Festival for the short film "My Dear Arthur".Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170482 0  ResolutionAlso naming the 5800 block of Race Street as "Rev. Albert F. Campbell Way" in honor of Reverend Dr. Albert F. Campbell, to commemorate his forty-seven years of preaching at Mount Carmel Baptist Church. Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170483 0  ResolutionHonoring Principal Joanne Beaver of Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, a recipient of the 2017 Lindback Award, which recognizes distinguished principal leadership. Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170484 0  ResolutionAlso naming Broad Street from Christian Street to Carpenter Street "Boyz II Men Boulevard" to recognize and honor of Boyz II Men's legacy as an iconic R&B group and an example to Philadelphia's aspiring musical artists. Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170466 0  BillEstablishing a no truck parking regulation on both sides of the 4400-4500 block of Castor Avenue from Wyoming Avenue to E. Cayuga Street.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170467 0  BillAmending Title 2 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "City-County Consolidation," by amending the Chief Assessment Officer's authorization to set standards for the valuation of properties for taxation purposes; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170485 0  ResolutionRecognizing, honoring, and celebrating Sharon R. Lopez on being named the First Latina President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170486 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of certain properties located in the Seventh Councilmanic District that will be transferred by the City to the Authority, by conveyance of such properties to the Philadelphia Land Bank in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170468 0  BillEstablishing a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia, to be known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District (the "District"); designating the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation to serve as Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association (the "NIDMA") for the District; approving a plan for the District, including a list of proposed programs and services related to the development and promotion of the hotel and tourism industry in the City and County of Philadelphia and their estimated cost; and providing for special assessment fees to be levied on affected property owners within the District to fund such programs and services; authorizing the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to execute an agreement with the NIDMA for the District; and authorizing the NIDMA to assess affected property owners within the District and collect or cause to be collected special assessment fees to be used in accordance with the approved plan; allIntroduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170487 0  ResolutionInitiating action to establish a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia, to be known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District, designating the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation to serve as Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association (the "NIDMA") under the Community and Economic Improvement Act; and authorizing and directing the Committee on Rules and the Clerk of Council to take all actions that are required by the Community and Economic Improvement Act, as amended, prior to adoption of an ordinance that would formally establish the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170488 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring the members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated's Quaker City Alumnae Chapter's Social Action Committee on the occasion of the fourteenth year of Delta Days at City Council.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170489 0  ResolutionRecognizing the critical role that guidance counselors and play in meeting students' academic, social, and emotional needs and urging the School District of Philadelphia to devote additional resources to expanding the number of counselors in high schools with the highest needs.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170469 0  BillTo amend Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by revising certain provisions of Section 14-500, entitled "Overlay Zoning Districts," for the amendment of the North Delaware Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Area Overlay District, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170470 0  BillAmending Title 3 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Air Management Code," by amending Chapter 3-200 thereof, entitled "Prohibited Conduct," to add a new section prohibiting the cutting of rubber tires by any person, under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170471 0  BillAmending Section 14-702 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Floor Area and Height Bonuses," and Section 14-704 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Open Space and Natural Resources," by making technical changes relating to the "/CDO, Central Delaware Riverfront Overlay District," and other technical changes related to waterfront setback requirements for piers.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170472 0  BillAuthorizing 2732 Donna's Bar Inc, ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 2732 E. Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170473 0  BillAuthorizing B1 Holdings, ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 767 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170474-A 0  BillAuthorizing 1338 Inc., ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 1338-40 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170475 0  BillAuthorizing WT Restaurant Holdings, LLC., ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 743 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170476 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Front Street, the Delaware Expressway, Laurel Street, Canal Street, and Poplar Street.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
170490 0  ResolutionSupporting House Bill 1302 which would prohibit Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies from using state resources to investigate, interrogate, detain, or arrest people for immigration enforcement purposes.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
170306-A 1  BillTo reinstate Bill No. 140439 amending Section 14-502 of the Zoning Code, entitled "CTR, Center City Overlay" and Section 14-602 of the Zoning Code, entitled "Use Tables," and to amend Section 14-803 "Motor Vehicle Parking Standards" under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
170289 0  BillAmending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Bicycle Lanes," by authorizing the Department of Streets to designate bicycle lanes, in both directions, on American Street from Jefferson Street to Lehigh Avenue and for the removal of a travel lane on American Street, in the same limits, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
170443 0  ResolutionInitiating action to establish a business improvement district encompassing certain taxable (for real estate tax purposes) hotels within the boundaries of the City and County of Philadelphia, to be known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District, designating the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation to serve as Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association (the "NIDMA") under the Community and Economic Improvement Act; and authorizing and directing the Committee on Rules and the Clerk of Council to take all actions that are required by the Community and Economic Improvement Act, as amended, prior to adoption of an ordinance that would formally establish the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District.WITHDRAWN   Action details Not available
170449 0  ResolutionApproving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Auburn Redevelopment Area identified by house number and street address as 2246 East Cambria street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Joel Suarez-Manzano and Marisol Beltran-Aponte and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
170140-A 2  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Girard Avenue, 9th Street, Brown Street, 8th Street, Spring Garden Street, and Broad Street.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170477 0  ResolutionRecognizing the Month of May as National Foster Care Month in the City of Philadelphia. ADOPTED   Action details Not available
170478 0  ResolutionHereby recognizing May 18, 2017 as Haitian Flag Day in Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
170479 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee of Public Property & Public Works to hold public hearings on the status of implementation of the cable television franchise renewal agreement between the City of Philadelphia and Comcast of Philadelphia, LLC passed by this Council on Dec. 10, 2015.ADOPTED & REFERRED   Action details Not available
170480 0  ResolutionRecognizing May 4, 2017 as International Fire Fighters Day in Philadelphia and further honoring the men and women of the Philadelphia Fire Department for their continual dedication and service to the City of Philadelphia. ADOPTED   Action details Not available
170481 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Overbrook High School graduates Joyce "Eli" Bevins and Jean "Lu" Bevins for their recognition by the Cannes Film Festival for the short film "My Dear Arthur".ADOPTED   Action details Not available
170483 0  ResolutionHonoring Principal Joanne Beaver of Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, a recipient of the 2017 Lindback Award, which recognizes distinguished principal leadership. ADOPTED   Action details Not available
170485 0  ResolutionRecognizing, honoring, and celebrating Sharon R. Lopez on being named the First Latina President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
170487 0  ResolutionInitiating action to establish a business improvement district encompassing certain existing and future hotel properties within the boundaries of the City of Philadelphia, to be known as the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District, designating the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District Corporation to serve as Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association (the "NIDMA") under the Community and Economic Improvement Act; and authorizing and directing the Committee on Rules and the Clerk of Council to take all actions that are required by the Community and Economic Improvement Act, as amended, prior to adoption of an ordinance that would formally establish the Philadelphia Hospitality Improvement Levy District.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
170488 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring the members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated's Quaker City Alumnae Chapter's Social Action Committee on the occasion of the fourteenth year of Delta Days at City Council.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
160680 1  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Jackson Street, Broad Street, the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76), Vare Street, Passyunk Avenue, and 24th Street. READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170194 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by 29th Street, Sedgley Avenue, Ridge Avenue, and Glenwood Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170201 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending Section 14-905, entitled "Non Accessory Signs," by authorizing the Director of Finance to create a separate fund for revenue collected by the City with respect to advertising on municipal property, authorizing the disposition of such revenue, and making conforming amendments to any other applicable Sections of The Philadelphia Code, all under certain terms and conditions. READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170265-A 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Devereaux Avenue (extended), Keystone Street, Princeton Avenue, Keystone Street, Cottman Avenue (extended), Milnor Street, Bleigh Avenue (extended), and the Delaware River.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170310 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Aramingo Avenue, Cambria Street, Frankford Avenue, the Railroad Right-of-Way, Kensington Avenue and Lehigh Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170331 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Lehigh Avenue, 20th Street, Sedgley Avenue, and 22nd Street.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170333 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Adams Avenue, Arrott Street, Oxford Avenue and Oxford Circle.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170333 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Roosevelt Boulevard, Adams Avenue, Arrott Street, Oxford Avenue and Oxford Circle.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170335-A 1  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," and Title 18 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commerce," to provide for the preparation and distribution of Project Information Forms with respect to certain development projects; to revise the requirements for neighborhood notice and meetings; and to make related changes; all under certain terms and conditions. READ   Action details Not available
170335-A 2  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," and Title 18 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commerce," to provide for the preparation and distribution of Project Information Forms with respect to certain development projects; to revise the requirements for neighborhood notice and meetings; and to make related changes; all under certain terms and conditions. AMENDED   Action details Not available
170335-A 2  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," and Title 18 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Commerce," to provide for the preparation and distribution of Project Information Forms with respect to certain development projects; to revise the requirements for neighborhood notice and meetings; and to make related changes; all under certain terms and conditions. ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
170015 1  BillAmending Section 19-1703 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Refunds," regarding credits and due dates, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170016 0  BillAmending Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Finance, Taxes and Collections," to include transfers between stepparents and stepchildren as a transaction excluded from the realty transfer tax.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170205 0  BillAmending Section 10-1000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fees," to exempt the Land Bank from paying City recording fees in connection with property it acquires; amending Chapter 16-700, entitled "Philadelphia Land Bank," to provide for the leasing out of Land Bank property; and amending Chapter 19-1400, entitled "Realty Transfer Tax," to exempt the Land Bank, and certain transactions involving the Land Bank, from payment of realty transfer tax; all under certain terms and conditions. READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170308 0  BillConstituting the Sixteenth Supplemental Ordinance to the Amended and Restated General Airport Revenue Bond Ordinance, providing for certain amendments to the Amended and Restated General Airport Revenue Bond Ordinance under certain terms and conditions. READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170329 1  BillAuthorizing the City Treasurer, on behalf of the City, to enter into an amendment agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., for provision of payroll banking services to the City, under certain terms and conditions. READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170330 1  BillAuthorizing the City Treasurer, on behalf of the City, to enter into a professional services agreement with Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania for provision of payroll banking services to the City, under certain terms and conditions. READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170332 0  BillAuthorizing transfers in appropriations for Fiscal Year 2017 from the General Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, the Grants Revenue Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions to the General Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, the Water Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, and the Community Development Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170332 0  BillAuthorizing transfers in appropriations for Fiscal Year 2017 from the General Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, the Grants Revenue Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions to the General Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, the Water Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, and the Community Development Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
161108 0  BillAmending Chapter 11-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Construction, Encroachments and Projections Over, On and Under Streets," to provide additional requirements in connection with sidewalk closures, all under certain terms and conditions. READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170002 0  BillAuthorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 269 by relocating the easterly houseline of University Avenue, from a point approximately five-hundred forty-five feet north of Curie Boulevard to a point approximately two-hundred thirty-six feet further northwardly therefrom, a variable distance eastwardly, thereby widening said University Avenue, under certain terms and conditions, including the dedication to the City, without cost and free and clear of all encumbrances, of the bed of the said widened portion of University Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170086 1  BillAuthorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 269 by relocating portions of the houselines and curblines of Convention Avenue, from Thirty-Fourth Street to Health Sciences Drive, and placing on the City Plan two rights-of-way for drainage purposes within the vicinity of the intersection of Convention Avenue and Health Sciences Drive and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said rights-of-way for drainage purposes, all under certain terms and conditions, including the dedication to the City of the beds of the areas proposed to be placed on City Plan as portions of Convention Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170203 0  BillAuthorizing the installation of all-way stop signs at the intersection of 57th Street and Wyalusing Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170264 1  BillAuthorizing Owen Kamihira, ("Owner") of Bar Fred LLC, to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 1040 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170281 0  BillRegulating the direction of movement of traffic on American Street between Girard Avenue and Thompson Street.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170283 0  BillAuthorizing Piedmont 1901 Market LLC to construct, own and maintain various right-of-way encroachments at 1901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, on Market Street, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170284 0  BillAuthorizing Brandywine Operating Partnership, L.P. to construct, own and maintain various right-of-way encroachments at 1900 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, on Market Street, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170286 0  BillEstablishing a no truck parking regulation on the 2600 and 2700 blocks of Winchester Avenue, both sides.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170292 0  BillEstablishing a no truck parking regulation on both sides of Ogontz Avenue from Somerville to Belfield Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170305 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-200 of The Philadelphia Code (entitled "Commercial Activities on Streets") by amending Section 9-213, entitled "Farmers' Markets," to revise certain provisions relating to the permissible location of the farmers' market on south 43rd street near Clarke Park; all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170311 0  BillAmending Chapter 11-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Construction, Encroachments And Projections Over, On And Under Streets," by adding definitions for "Electric Vehicle" and "Electric Vehicle Charger" and authorizing a new category of encroachment for which building permits may be obtained entitled, "Electric Vehicle Chargers;" all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170336 1  BillAmending Section 12-1131 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Electric Vehicle Parking," to provide for a time limit on the moratorium on new electric vehicle parking spaces, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available