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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/6/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 400
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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200138 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution approving Kathryn Bittner to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District. Respectfully submitted, JAMES F. KENNEY MayorREAD AND FILED   Action details Not available
200139 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution approving Johnathan Dubrow to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District. Respectfully submitted, JAMES F. KENNEY MayorREAD AND FILED   Action details Not available
200140 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution approving Valerie Lyons to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District. Respectfully submitted, JAMES F. KENNEY MayorREAD AND FILED   Action details Not available
200141 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution approving Gosia Primavera to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District. Respectfully submitted, JAMES F. KENNEY MayorREAD AND FILED   Action details Not available
200142 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution approving Deborah Mahler to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District. Respectfully submitted, JAMES F. KENNEY MayorREAD AND FILED   Action details Not available
200143 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill approving the amendment of the Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Budget providing for expenditures for the capital purposes of the Philadelphia Gas Works (including the supplying of funds in connection therewith) subject to certain constraints and conditions, and acknowledging the receipt of the Revised Forecast of Capital Budgets for Fiscal Year 2021 through 2025, as amended. Respectfully submitted, JAMES F. KENNEY MayorREAD AND FILED   Action details Not available
200121 0  ResolutionAlso naming the 1600 to 1700 block of West Jefferson Street, as “Dr. Oscar J. Cooper Way” to honor the life of Oscar James Cooper and his contributions to Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and the medical community in the City of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200122 0  ResolutionHonoring Mabel “Chi” Chan and her lasting legacy and contributions to the Philadelphia community.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200123 0  ResolutionDeclaring February 3-7, 2020 as “National School Counseling Week” in the City of Philadelphia; recognizing the critical role that school counselors play in meeting students’ academic, social/emotional, and postsecondary planning needs.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200124 0  ResolutionDeclaring February 3-7, 2020 as “National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action” in the City of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200115 0  BillAmending Section 10-602 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Smoking,” to prohibit establishments that are excepted from the indoor smoking prohibition from permitting minors to enter, and to require health informational signs; and amending Section 10-614, entitled “Electronic Smoking Devices,” to prohibit establishments that are excepted from the indoor e-cigarette use prohibition from permitting minors to enter, and to require health informational signs; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200125 0  ResolutionRecognizing February 2019 as “American Heart Month” and recognizing the American Heart Association for their work on educating Philadelphians about the risks of heart disease.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200126 0  ResolutionAlso naming East Venango Street, between Edgemont and Salmon Streets, as “Monsignor Joe’s Path”.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200116 0  BillAmending Chapter 9 of Subcode PM (“The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code”) of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Additional Special Requirements,” to establish requirements for managers of certain buildings pertaining to identification of occupants to better assist responders during emergency situations; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200127 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Children and Youth to hold hearings to examine issues relating to missing and exploited children and youth in Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200128 0  ResolutionRecognizing South Philadelphia rap group Young Flames for the positive themes in their music, including the anti-violence song “Guns Down”.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200117 0  BillApproving the amendment of the Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Budget providing for expenditures for the capital purposes of the Philadelphia Gas Works (including the supplying of funds in connection therewith) subject to certain constraints and conditions, and acknowledging the receipt of the Revised Forecast of Capital Budgets for Fiscal Years 2021 through 2025, as amended.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200129 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and the Homeless to hold public hearings on the enforcement of, and the expansion of protections for renters provided by, Philadelphia’s good cause residential eviction law.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200130 0  ResolutionAuthorizing City Council’s Committee on Children & Youth to hold hearings regarding out of school time programs and funding to improve the safety and contribute to positive life outcomes for Philadelphia’s young people.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200131 0  ResolutionHonoring and celebrating Philadelphia's future Black History in its young people and in particular: Mikayla Newkirk, Ramier Jones and Aviannah Mitchell as living examples of the future’s promise in the Philadelphia area, as part of the commemoration of Black History Month.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200118 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” by revising certain provisions of Chapter 14-700, entitled “Development Standards,” by revising bulk and massing controls within CMX-4 and CMX-5 zoning districts, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200132 0  ResolutionAppointing Gosia Primavera to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200133 0  ResolutionAppointing Valerie Lyons to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200134 0  ResolutionAppointing Kathryn Bittner to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200135 0  ResolutionAppointing Jonathan Dubrow to the Board of Directors for the Old City Special Services District.Introduced (By Request) and Referred   Action details Not available
200119 0  BillAmending Section 9-633 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Sale of Electronic Smoking Devices and Unapproved Nicotine Delivery Products,” to modify provisions concerning enforcement and penalties for noncompliance, and make certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200120 0  BillAuthorizing the striking from City Plan No. 185 and abandonment of a certain right-of-way reserved for drainage purposes in the area lying east of Pelham Road and southeast of Hortter Street and the plotting upon the said City Plan of a new right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes in an alternate location within the same area and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said right-of-way being plotted, under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200136 0  ResolutionAuthorizing Council’s Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy to hold public hearings on the state of Philadelphia’s fashion and design industry.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200137 0  ResolutionRecognizing the historical significance of Chinatown and honoring the vital contributions of Chinese-Americans on the 150th Anniversary of Chinatown in Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200006 0  BillProviding for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for a preference in civil service examinations for any qualified graduate of a Career Technical Education program in the School District of Philadelphia, as approved by Resolution of the City Council; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot question to be voted on; and, authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
200006 0  BillProviding for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for a preference in civil service examinations for any qualified graduate of a Career Technical Education program in the School District of Philadelphia, as approved by Resolution of the City Council; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot question to be voted on; and, authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200008 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 to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor and a Board of Labor Standards, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department and Board, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department and Board into the City government; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
200008 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 to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor and a Board of Labor Standards, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department and Board, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department and Board into the City government; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200015 1  BillProviding for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia a proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council of an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to revise and clarify rules pertaining to prohibited activities of City officers and employees, including the restrictions on City officials and employees with respect to political activities.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
200015 1  BillProviding for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia a proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council of an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to revise and clarify rules pertaining to prohibited activities of City officers and employees, including the restrictions on City officials and employees with respect to political activities.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200040 0  ResolutionProposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter providing for a preference in civil service examinations for any qualified graduate of a Career Technical Education program in the School District of Philadelphia; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
200042-A 1  ResolutionProposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor and a Board of Labor Standards, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department and such Board, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department and Board into the City government; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.FAVORABLY RECOMMENDED - RULES SUSPENDED; ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY'S FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200056 1  ResolutionProposing an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to revise and clarify rules pertaining to prohibited activities of City officers and employees, including restrictions on City officials and employees with respect to political activities; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
200006 0  BillProviding for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia of an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for a preference in civil service examinations for any qualified graduate of a Career Technical Education program in the School District of Philadelphia, as approved by Resolution of the City Council; fixing the date of a special election for such purpose; prescribing the form of ballot question to be voted on; and, authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200008 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 to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor and a Board of Labor Standards, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department and Board, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department and Board into the City government; and authorizing the appropriate officers to publish notice and to make arrangements for the special election.ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200015 1  BillProviding for the submission to the qualified electors of the City of Philadelphia a proposal set forth in a Resolution approved by Council of an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to revise and clarify rules pertaining to prohibited activities of City officers and employees, including the restrictions on City officials and employees with respect to political activities.ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200096 0  ResolutionInitiating action to establish a neighborhood improvement district in an area that generally includes both sides of North Broad Street from the north side of Spring Garden Street to the south side of Indiana Avenue (excluding the 2700-2900 blocks on the west side of the street), beginning with 510 North Broad Street and continuing to 2929 North Broad Street, and certain blocks of streets that intersect portions of these streets; designating North Broad Renaissance (the legal name of which is Avenue North Renaissance, Inc.), which has organized itself as a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, as the Neighborhood Improvement District Management Association for the District; approving a plan for and report concerning the District; authorizing the Director of Commerce, on behalf of the City, to execute an agreement with North Broad Renaissance relating to the District; and authorizing North Broad Renaissance to assess property owners within the District a special property assessment fee to be used in accordance with the approved plan; all in accordance with the provisions of the CommunitADOPTED   Action details Not available
200105 0  ResolutionUrging the Pennsylvania General Assembly to enact House Bill 2140, which would protect against construction-related damage to adjoining properties by requiring contractors to purchase surety bonds.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200110 0  ResolutionSupporting the National League of Cities’ Leading Together Cities Agenda for the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200042-A 1  ResolutionProposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor and a Board of Labor Standards, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department and such Board, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department and Board into the City government; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.READ   Action details Not available
200042-A 2  ResolutionProposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor and a Board of Labor Standards, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department and such Board, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department and Board into the City government; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.AMENDED   Action details Not available
200042-A 2  ResolutionProposing an amendment to The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter to provide for the creation of a Department of Labor and a Board of Labor Standards, to provide for the powers and duties of such Department and such Board, and to otherwise provide for incorporation of the Department and Board into the City government; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
200122 0  ResolutionHonoring Mabel “Chi” Chan and her lasting legacy and contributions to the Philadelphia community.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200123 0  ResolutionDeclaring February 3-7, 2020 as “National School Counseling Week” in the City of Philadelphia; recognizing the critical role that school counselors play in meeting students’ academic, social/emotional, and postsecondary planning needs.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200124 0  ResolutionDeclaring February 3-7, 2020 as “National Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action” in the City of Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200125 0  ResolutionRecognizing February 2019 as “American Heart Month” and recognizing the American Heart Association for their work on educating Philadelphians about the risks of heart disease.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200127 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Children and Youth to hold hearings to examine issues relating to missing and exploited children and youth in Philadelphia.ADOPTED & REFERRED   Action details Not available
200128 0  ResolutionRecognizing South Philadelphia rap group Young Flames for the positive themes in their music, including the anti-violence song “Guns Down”.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200129 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and the Homeless to hold public hearings on the enforcement of, and the expansion of protections for renters provided by, Philadelphia’s good cause residential eviction law.ADOPTED & REFERRED   Action details Not available
200130 0  ResolutionAuthorizing City Council’s Committee on Children & Youth to hold hearings regarding out of school time programs and funding to improve the safety and contribute to positive life outcomes for Philadelphia’s young people.ADOPTED & REFERRED   Action details Not available
200131 0  ResolutionHonoring and celebrating Philadelphia's future Black History in its young people and in particular: Mikayla Newkirk, Ramier Jones and Aviannah Mitchell as living examples of the future’s promise in the Philadelphia area, as part of the commemoration of Black History Month.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200136 0  ResolutionAuthorizing Council’s Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy to hold public hearings on the state of Philadelphia’s fashion and design industry.ADOPTED & REFERRED   Action details Not available
200137 0  ResolutionRecognizing the historical significance of Chinatown and honoring the vital contributions of Chinese-Americans on the 150th Anniversary of Chinatown in Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available