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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/24/2018 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 400
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180585 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a message advising Council that Bill Nos. 171084, 180011, 180104, 180105, 180106, 180177, 180237 and 180239, which were passed by Council on May 10, 2018, were signed by the Mayor on May 22, 2018.READ   Action details Not available
180586 0  COMMUNICATIONMay 23, 2018 TO THE PRESIDENT AND MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA: Pursuant to Sections 4-604 and 2-307of the Home Rule Charter, I am today transmitting to the Council the recommendation of the City Planning Commission on the following bills: Bill No. 160710 (Not recommended for approval) Bill No. 180100 Bill No. 180295 (Not recommended for approval) Bill No. 180346 Bill No. 180369 Bill No. 180383 Bill No. 180384 Bill No. 180385 Bill No. 180386 Bill No. 180387 (Not recommneded for approval) Bill No. 180389 (Not recommended for approval) Bill No. 180390 (Not recommended for approval) Bill No. 180395 Bill No. 180396 Bill No. 180397 Bill No. 180422 Bill No. 180426 Bill No. 180427 Respectfully submitted, James F. Kenney MayorREAD   Action details Not available
180587 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Land Bank deeds conveying title to certain properties located in the Second Councilmanic District pursuant to the requirements of the Commonwealth Land Bank Act. READ   Action details Not available
180588 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Land Bank deeds conveying title to certain properties located in the Fifth Councilmanic District pursuant to the requirements of the Commonwealth Land Bank Act.READ   Action details Not available
180589 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 1248-52 S. 23rd Street located in the 2nd Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code.READ   Action details Not available
180590 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 2304-06 Emerald Street located in the 7th Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code.READ   Action details Not available
180591 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 10R Nolan Court located in the 5th Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of the Philadelphia Code.READ   Action details Not available
180592 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 2006 N. Woodstock Street located in the 5th Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of the Philadelphia Code.READ   Action details Not available
180593 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 1238 N. 15th Street located in the 5th Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of the Philadelphia Code.READ   Action details Not available
180594 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 2340 N. 19th Street located in the 5th Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of the Philadelphia Code.READ   Action details Not available
180595 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution approving the reappointment of Sonny Popowsky to the Philadelphia Water, Sewer, and Storm Water Rate Board.READ   Action details Not available
180596 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill authorizing the Bond Committee to sell bonds at public or private negotiated sale, to provide funds toward various capital municipal purposes; providing for appropriations to the Sinking Fund Commission for the payment of such bonds; authorizing agreements to provide credit or payment or liquidity sources for the bonds in connection with issuance of the bonds, and certain other actions; providing for obtaining the consent of the electors to increasing the indebtedness of the City; and fixing a day and providing for arrangements for holding the election for obtaining such consent.READ   Action details Not available
180597 0  COMMUNICATIONAmending Title 22 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Public Employees Retirement Code," to expand "Plan 16" to include certain employees, to change contribution rates for certain employees and the City, to amend various provisions relating to the Deferred Retirement Option Plan ("DROP"), and to make technical amendments; all under certain terms and conditions.READ   Action details Not available
180598 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to enter into a sublease agreement with The Philadelphia Municipal Authority for use by the City of a portion of the premises located at 100 S Broad Street, all under certain terms and conditions.READ   Action details Not available
180568 0  ResolutionUrging the United States Congress to respond to the Supreme Court ruling in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis by passing legislation that guarantees the right of workers to pursue class action lawsuits in Federal Court.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
180550 0  BillEstablishing parking regulations along Mantua Avenue, North 37th Street, and Ogden Street to enable the installation of the Mantua Avenue Greenway.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180551 0  BillEstablishing a one-way regulation on Filbert Street, from North 38th Street to North 37th Street, eastbound.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180552 0  BillAuthorizing the Bond Committee to sell bonds at public or private negotiated sale, to provide funds toward various capital municipal purposes; providing for appropriations to the Sinking Fund Commission for the payment of such bonds; authorizing agreements to provide credit or payment or liquidity sources for the bonds in connection with issuance of the bonds, and certain other actions; providing for obtaining the consent of the electors to increasing the indebtedness of the City; and fixing a day and providing for arrangements for holding the election for obtaining such consent.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180569 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 building and improvements thereon, situate in the Sixth 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
180570 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 building and improvements thereon, situate in the Forty-Sixth 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
180571 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to dispose of certain properties located in the Fifth Councilmanic District, which 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
180572 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 Eighth 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
180553 0  BillAmending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Regulation of Individual Conduct and Activity,” by repealing certain provisions relating to temporary removal of firearms and adding a new Chapter 10-2300, entitled “Philadelphia Gun Violence Protection,” establishing procedures relating to the relinquishment or seizure of firearms from individuals who present an imminent threat of harm to the individual’s own self or others, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180573 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring our local American Idol star, Michael J. Woodard, for making it to the top 5 of the series, and congratulating him on his participation in the upcoming "American Idol Live!" Tour. Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
180554 0  BillAmending Title 13 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Water and Sewer," by amending Section 13-306, entitled "Water Pipe Laid by Property Owners," and by amending Section 13-406, entitled "Sewers Constructed by Property Owners," by revising certain provisions to allow for private water and sewer services to be constructed to serve units in planned communities and condominiums; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180574 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and the Homeless, to hold hearings to the examine the effects of gentrification in the City of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
180575 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 1248-52 S. 23rd Street located in the 2nd Councilmanic District 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
180576 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Land Bank deeds conveying title to certain properties located in the Second Councilmanic District pursuant to the requirements of the Commonwealth Land Bank Act. Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
180577 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 Thirty-sixth 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
180578 0  ResolutionConfirming the appointment of Michael Kopistansky, as a member of the Board of the Philadelphia Energy Authority, to serve in the term ending January 1, 2023.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180579 0  ResolutionApproving the reappointment of Sonny Popowsky to the Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180580 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 2304-06 Emerald Street located in the 7th Councilmanic District 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
180555 0  BillAmending Section 9-204 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Sidewalk Vendors in Center City," and Section 9-205, entitled "Sidewalk Sales," to exempt sales of fresh fruits and vegetables on the abutting sidewalk of a property by the owner or tenant of that property from the requirements of Sections 9-204 and 9-205, under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180556 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Service and Other Businesses," to prohibit the sale of tobacco products, electronic smoking devices, and unapproved nicotine delivery products at establishments where health care services are provided, including where pharmaceutical drugs are sold; amending definitions and enforcement provisions related to retail permits for the sale of cigarettes and tobacco; and providing for penalties for certain sales of cigarettes, tobacco and electronic smoking devices and unapproved nicotine delivery products; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180581 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Lynn Fields Harris, on the occasion of her retirement as Executive Director of Center in the Park, for her decades of service to the City of Philadelphia and older Philadelphians.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
180557-A 0  BillAmending Title 22 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Public Employees Retirement Code," to expand "Plan 16" to include certain employees, to change contribution rates for certain employees and the City, to amend various provisions relating to the Deferred Retirement Option Plan ("DROP"), and to make technical amendments; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180558 0  BillAuthorizing 7254 Castor Inc. d/b/a Buccann ("Applicant") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 7254 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180559 0  BillEstablishing a no truck parking regulation on Rising Sun Avenue between Adams Avenue and E. Godfrey Avenue.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180560 0  BillAuthorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 250 by striking from the City Plan and vacating the legally open portion of Montour Street from Adams Avenue to Foulkrod Street, under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180561 0  BillAmending Section 9-213 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Farmers' Markets," by adding a permissible location on Castor Avenue, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180562 0  BillAuthorizing Buccann ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 7254 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180563 0  BillAmending Title 19 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Finance, Taxes and Collections," by adding a new Chapter 19-4300, entitled "Monthly Reconciliation Reporting," all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180582 0  ResolutionAuthorizing City Council's Committee on Finance to conduct a full and comprehensive investigatory public hearing to review the corrective audit of the consolidated cash account as well as the accompanying corrective action plan upon completion of the audit performed by the firm Horsey, Buckner & Heffler, LLP. Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
180564 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Real Estate Taxes," by limiting the exemption of certain real estate taxes for improvements to, or construction of, certain real properties; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180583 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the City Council Committee of the Whole to explore the geographic scope of the 10-year real estate tax abatement. Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
180565 0  BillAmending Title 11 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Streets," by amending Chapter 11-500, entitled "Paving," by creating Section 11-508, entitled "Private Development Projects," by providing that the Department of Streets may establish regulations to require certain private development projects to pave and mill the adjacent roadway, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180566 0  BillAmending Title 11 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Streets," by amending Chapter 11-600, entitled "Construction, Encroachments And Projections Over, On And Under Streets," by amending Section 11-608, entitled "Excavation and Construction In and Under the Sidewalks," by providing that areaway encroachments may extend into the street line as far as may be required by the applicable utility provider.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180567 0  BillAuthorizing Plaza Garibaldi Inc D.B.A. Frida Cantina, ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 1000 Wolf Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
180584 0  ResolutionSupporting the concept of the nine-county region of Circuit Trails, working toward the completion of 500 miles of Trails in the Greater Philadelphia Region by 2025.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage CalendarPass  Action details Not available
180108 1  BillAuthorizing the City of Philadelphia to enter into lease agreements with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development under which the City would lease to PAID on a project-by-project basis certain land and facilities in the Fairmount Park system, recreation centers, playgrounds and branches in the Free Library of Philadelphia system, and which would permit PAID to sublease such Facilities on a project-by-project basis to other organizations in conformity with the Economic Development Financing Law, Act 1967-102 (P.L. 251), as amended, all under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180108 1  BillAuthorizing the City of Philadelphia to enter into lease agreements with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development under which the City would lease to PAID on a project-by-project basis certain land and facilities in the Fairmount Park system, recreation centers, playgrounds and branches in the Free Library of Philadelphia system, and which would permit PAID to sublease such Facilities on a project-by-project basis to other organizations in conformity with the Economic Development Financing Law, Act 1967-102 (P.L. 251), as amended, all under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180124 1  ResolutionApproving the Rebuild Project Statement, including annual budgets for Project expenditures for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019, a list of City properties to be included in the program and a master Economic Opportunity Plan. ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
180166 0  BillAmending Section 19-1301.1 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Homestead Exclusion," to increase the amount of the homestead exclusion, under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180166 0  BillAmending Section 19-1301.1 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Homestead Exclusion," to increase the amount of the homestead exclusion, under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180167 1  BillAmending Chapter 19-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Realty Transfer Tax," to increase the rate of realty transfer tax, under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180167 1  BillAmending Chapter 19-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Realty Transfer Tax," to increase the rate of realty transfer tax, under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180168 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Wage and Net Profits Tax," by revising certain tax rates, under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180168 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Wage and Net Profits Tax," by revising certain tax rates, under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180015-A 1  BillAuthorizing the City of Philadelphia to organize an authority to be known as the Callowhill Business Improvement District, pursuant to the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa. C.S. § 5601 et seq., all under certain terms and conditions. SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180015-A 1  BillAuthorizing the City of Philadelphia to organize an authority to be known as the Callowhill Business Improvement District, pursuant to the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa. C.S. § 5601 et seq., all under certain terms and conditions. ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180217 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by revising requirements for accessory signs, located within the area bounded by Juniper Street, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin Street, under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180217 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by revising requirements for accessory signs, located within the area bounded by Juniper Street, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin Street, under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180286-A 1  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Fairmount Avenue, and Corinthian Street, all under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180286-A 1  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Fairmount Avenue, and Corinthian Street, all under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180384 0  BillApproving the fifteenth amendment of the redevelopment proposal for the Cecil B. Moore Avenue Urban Renewal Area, being the area generally bounded by Fifteenth street on the east, Jefferson street on the south, Nineteenth street on the west and Montgomery avenue on the north, including the fifteenth amendment to the urban renewal plan, which provides, inter alia, for changes that would make it consistent with the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan and generally consistent with the City of Philadelphia's Philadelphia2035 Comprehensive Plan.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180384 0  BillApproving the fifteenth amendment of the redevelopment proposal for the Cecil B. Moore Avenue Urban Renewal Area, being the area generally bounded by Fifteenth street on the east, Jefferson street on the south, Nineteenth street on the west and Montgomery avenue on the north, including the fifteenth amendment to the urban renewal plan, which provides, inter alia, for changes that would make it consistent with the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan and generally consistent with the City of Philadelphia's Philadelphia2035 Comprehensive Plan.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180385 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Gorgas Lane (extended), Henry Avenue, Valley Avenue, and Domino Lane. SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180385 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Gorgas Lane (extended), Henry Avenue, Valley Avenue, and Domino Lane. ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180395 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Solly Avenue, Eastwood Avenue and Stanwood Street.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180395 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Solly Avenue, Eastwood Avenue and Stanwood Street.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180397 0  BillApproving the forty-second amendment of the redevelopment proposal for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, being the area beginning at the northwest corner of Front street and Spring Garden street, including the thirty-fourth amendment to the urban renewal plan, which provides, inter alia, for changes that would make it consistent with the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan and generally consistent with the most recent Comprehensive Plan approved by the City Planning Commission of the City of Philadelphia.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180397 0  BillApproving the forty-second amendment of the redevelopment proposal for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, being the area beginning at the northwest corner of Front street and Spring Garden street, including the thirty-fourth amendment to the urban renewal plan, which provides, inter alia, for changes that would make it consistent with the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan and generally consistent with the most recent Comprehensive Plan approved by the City Planning Commission of the City of Philadelphia.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180261-A 0  BillAmending subsection 19-2604(6) of The Philadelphia Code, under which businesses may enter into agreements to make contributions to community development corporations and certain other organizations to receive credits against business income and receipts taxes, by increasing the number of businesses for which the credit shall be made available to, all under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180261-A 0  BillAmending subsection 19-2604(6) of The Philadelphia Code, under which businesses may enter into agreements to make contributions to community development corporations and certain other organizations to receive credits against business income and receipts taxes, by increasing the number of businesses for which the credit shall be made available to, all under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180392 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Realty Transfer Tax," by amending Section 19-1405, entitled "Excluded Transactions," by replacing gendered marital signifiers.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180392 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Realty Transfer Tax," by amending Section 19-1405, entitled "Excluded Transactions," by replacing gendered marital signifiers.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180393 0  BillAmending Title 19, Chapter 2900, of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Senior Citizen Low Income Special Tax Provisions," to make certain technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180393 0  BillAmending Title 19, Chapter 2900, of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Senior Citizen Low Income Special Tax Provisions," to make certain technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180133 0  BillAmending Chapter 17-104 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Prerequisites to the Execution of City Contracts," by requiring contractors seeking to do business with the City to disclose certain demographic information regarding individuals serving as board members and executive officers; all under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180133 0  BillAmending Chapter 17-104 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Prerequisites to the Execution of City Contracts," by requiring contractors seeking to do business with the City to disclose certain demographic information regarding individuals serving as board members and executive officers; all under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180368 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-3500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards," by adding a section providing for prohibition on consideration of or inquiry about an applicant's juvenile records at any stage of the employment or licensing process, and adding definitions; all under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
180368 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-3500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards," by adding a section providing for prohibition on consideration of or inquiry about an applicant's juvenile records at any stage of the employment or licensing process, and adding definitions; all under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180108 1  BillAuthorizing the City of Philadelphia to enter into lease agreements with the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development under which the City would lease to PAID on a project-by-project basis certain land and facilities in the Fairmount Park system, recreation centers, playgrounds and branches in the Free Library of Philadelphia system, and which would permit PAID to sublease such Facilities on a project-by-project basis to other organizations in conformity with the Economic Development Financing Law, Act 1967-102 (P.L. 251), as amended, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180166 0  BillAmending Section 19-1301.1 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Homestead Exclusion," to increase the amount of the homestead exclusion, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180167 1  BillAmending Chapter 19-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Realty Transfer Tax," to increase the rate of realty transfer tax, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180168 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Wage and Net Profits Tax," by revising certain tax rates, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180015-A 1  BillAuthorizing the City of Philadelphia to organize an authority to be known as the Callowhill Business Improvement District, pursuant to the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa. C.S. § 5601 et seq., all under certain terms and conditions. READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180217 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by revising requirements for accessory signs, located within the area bounded by Juniper Street, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin Street, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180286-A 1  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Fairmount Avenue, and Corinthian Street, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180384 0  BillApproving the fifteenth amendment of the redevelopment proposal for the Cecil B. Moore Avenue Urban Renewal Area, being the area generally bounded by Fifteenth street on the east, Jefferson street on the south, Nineteenth street on the west and Montgomery avenue on the north, including the fifteenth amendment to the urban renewal plan, which provides, inter alia, for changes that would make it consistent with the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan and generally consistent with the City of Philadelphia's Philadelphia2035 Comprehensive Plan.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180385 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Ridge Avenue, Gorgas Lane (extended), Henry Avenue, Valley Avenue, and Domino Lane. READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180395 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Bustleton Avenue, Solly Avenue, Eastwood Avenue and Stanwood Street.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180397 0  BillApproving the forty-second amendment of the redevelopment proposal for the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, being the area beginning at the northwest corner of Front street and Spring Garden street, including the thirty-fourth amendment to the urban renewal plan, which provides, inter alia, for changes that would make it consistent with the North Philadelphia Redevelopment Area Plan and generally consistent with the most recent Comprehensive Plan approved by the City Planning Commission of the City of Philadelphia.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180261-A 0  BillAmending subsection 19-2604(6) of The Philadelphia Code, under which businesses may enter into agreements to make contributions to community development corporations and certain other organizations to receive credits against business income and receipts taxes, by increasing the number of businesses for which the credit shall be made available to, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180392 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Realty Transfer Tax," by amending Section 19-1405, entitled "Excluded Transactions," by replacing gendered marital signifiers.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180393 0  BillAmending Title 19, Chapter 2900, of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Senior Citizen Low Income Special Tax Provisions," to make certain technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180133 0  BillAmending Chapter 17-104 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Prerequisites to the Execution of City Contracts," by requiring contractors seeking to do business with the City to disclose certain demographic information regarding individuals serving as board members and executive officers; all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180368 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-3500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards," by adding a section providing for prohibition on consideration of or inquiry about an applicant's juvenile records at any stage of the employment or licensing process, and adding definitions; all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
180526 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 Thirty-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.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
180528 0  ResolutionCalling upon the School District of Philadelphia to guarantee access to traditional yellow school bus transportation for 7th and 8th grade students attending the School District of Philadelphia, Schools of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and other eligible educational institutions. ADOPTED   Action details Not available
180531 0  ResolutionCalling for the creation of a School Building and Facilities Task Force, which shall review, assess, and recommend capital needs and priorities of the Philadelphia School District.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
180532 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 Nineteenth 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.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
180533 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 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.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
180535 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 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.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
180573 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring our local American Idol star, Michael J. Woodard, for making it to the top 5 of the series, and congratulating him on his participation in the upcoming "American Idol Live!" Tour. ADOPTED   Action details Not available
180574 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and the Homeless, to hold hearings to the examine the effects of gentrification in the City of Philadelphia.ADOPTED & REFERRED   Action details Not available
180581 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Lynn Fields Harris, on the occasion of her retirement as Executive Director of Center in the Park, for her decades of service to the City of Philadelphia and older Philadelphians.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
180582 0  ResolutionAuthorizing City Council's Committee on Finance to conduct a full and comprehensive investigatory public hearing to review the corrective audit of the consolidated cash account as well as the accompanying corrective action plan upon completion of the audit performed by the firm Horsey, Buckner & Heffler, LLP. ADOPTED & REFERREDPass16:1 Action details Not available
180583 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the City Council Committee of the Whole to explore the geographic scope of the 10-year real estate tax abatement. ADOPTED & REFERRED   Action details Not available
180174 1  BillAmending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by adopting the 2015 edition of the "International Residential Code" as published by the International Code Council, with previously adopted amendments thereto, as adopted through the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180175 0  BillAmending Subcode "A" (The Philadelphia Administrative Code) of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code (The Building, Construction and Occupancy Code), by revising and clarifying certain provisions; making corrections for compliance with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act; and making technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180176 1  BillAmending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code," by adopting the 2018 edition of the "International Codes" as published by the International Code Council, with previously adopted amendments thereto, as authorized by the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, to amend the following Philadelphia subcodes: Building Code, Existing Building Code, Energy Conservation Code, Fuel Gas Code, Mechanical Code, and Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities; all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
171114 0  BillEstablishing a no truck parking regulation on both sides of the 6000 Block of Vandike Street. READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180171 0  BillAmending Section 9-208 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Sidewalk Cafes," by permitting sidewalk cafes to be maintained on Frankford Avenue, both sides, from Bleigh Avenue to Wellington Street; and Cottman Avenue, both sides, from Frankford Avenue to Leon Street, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180285 0  BillAuthorizing the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, ("Owner") to install, own and maintain various encroachments at 1 Convention Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180287 1  BillAuthorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 72 by relocating the southeasterly houseline and curbline of a portion of Carson Street, between Baker Street and Silverwood Street, thereby widening said Carson Street and a portion of the cartway thereof, under certain terms and conditions, including the dedication to the City of the bed of the widened portion of Carson Street.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180288 0  BillAuthorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan Nos. 52-S and 53-S, in the area lying southeast of Penrose Avenue and southwest of Twenty-Sixth Street, by striking from the City Plan and vacating an irregularly-shaped portion of the right-of-way of Penrose Avenue, along the southeasterly side thereof, relocating a portion of the southeasterly local service roadway of Penrose Avenue from Twenty-Sixth Street to a point southwestwardly therefrom, and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes and public utility purposes and a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said rights-of-way, all under certain terms and conditions, including the dedication to the City of the bed of the said relocated southeasterly local service roadway of Penrose Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180289 0  BillLegalizing an existing building and awning encroachment at 2101 Reed Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180290 0  BillAuthorizing the paving of the relocated southeasterly local service roadway of Penrose Avenue from Twenty-Sixth Street to a point approximately one-thousand three-hundred twenty-three feet southwestwardly therefrom, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180291 0  BillEstablishing a no truck parking regulation on both sides of Red Lion Road from Jamison Avenue to Northeast Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180292 0  BillLegalizing an existing building encroachment and a proposed building encroachment at 1332 Reed Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180294 0  BillEstablishing a one-way regulation on Conlyn Street, from Wister Street to North 21st Street, eastbound.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180369 0  BillAmending Section 9 of an Ordinance (Bill No. 150377) approved June 18, 2015, as amended by Bill No. 160566, approved June 16, 2016 and Bill No. 170566, approved July 11, 2017, entitled "An Ordinance authorizing the construction, ownership, and maintenance of various encroachments into the right-of-way of Market Street, Filbert Street, 11th Street, 10th Street, 9th Street and 8th Street, and authorizing the assignment of certain rights with respect to an overhead pedestrian bridge above Filbert Street west of the house line of Ninth Street to be assigned, all under certain terms and conditions, by further authorizing the Streets Department to approve encroachments consistent with plans approved by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and the City of Philadelphia Art Commission," by extending the time for compliance with the authorization conditions therein.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180386 1  BillAuthorizing Marty Inc / DBA LeBus Bistro, ("Owner") to install, own and maintain an open-air sidewalk café at 4201 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129 ("Property"), under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180394 0  BillEstablishing a no truck parking regulation on Bennett Road from Roosevelt Boulevard to its terminus further northwestwardly therefrom.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
180422 0  BillAuthorizing The Phillies ("Owner") to construct, install, own and maintain encroachments consisting of security bollards, permanent operable barricades, and removable barricades with permanent foundations along and adjacent to Citizens Bank Park located at 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148 (the "Property"), under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
170244 1  BillAmending Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Traffic Code," by amending Chapter 12-1200, entitled "Traffic Control Devices," to require a report, recommendation and appropriate safety improvements regarding hazardous intersections; and by amending Chapter 12-1400, entitled "Penalties and Procedure for Violations," to provide for a reward program; all under certain terms and conditions; to prevent against incidents of pedestrian related deaths, particularly those caused by vehicles that unlawfully pass trolleys or fail to yield to emergency response vehicles.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available