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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/1/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: This meeting will be held remotely using Microsoft® Teams. This remote session may be viewed on Xfinity Channel 64, Fios Channel 40 or http://phlcouncil.com/watch-city-council/
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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200518 0  ResolutionRecognizing Wednesday, October 7, 2020 as Energy Efficiency Day in the City of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200519 0  ResolutionRecognizing and celebrating the re-opening of the historic Philip Jaisohn Memorial House on October 10, 2020, which honors the legacy of Philadelphian Philip Jaisohn, a Korean American pioneer for democracy, political and religious freedom, and Korean independence.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200520 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Health and Human Services to hold hearings to evaluate the City of Philadelphia’s plan for distributing, tracking, and otherwise managing the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200521 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Public Property and Public Works and the Committee on Labor and Civil Service to hold joint hearings to evaluate the impact, effectiveness, experience and outcomes of remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic on the City of Philadelphia’s citizens and workforce and calling on the City of Philadelphia to produce an action plan to guide future remote work of City employees.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200522 0  ResolutionRecognizing October 2020 as Manufacturing Month, and further honoring Oat Foundry for their innovation and dedication to the Manufacturing Industry in the City of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200516 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” by creating an overlay district entitled “/WYN, Wynnefield Overlay District,” to include certain areas of land within the area bounded by City Avenue, Bryn Mawr Avenue, Parkside Avenue, 53rd Street, Jefferson Street, Upland Way, and Drexel Road, under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200523 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating Lisa Forrest on the occasion of her promotion to Battalion Chief of the Philadelphia Fire Department, and for becoming the first African American woman to earn this prestigious position in the 149-year history of the Philadelphia Fire Department.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200524 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committees on Gun Violence Prevention and Children and Youth to conduct joint hearings to examine the need for universal access to trauma counseling for Philadelphia’s youth.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200525 0  ResolutionCondemning President Donald Trump for making a Supreme Court nomination during this presidential election and calling upon Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to defer consideration of the nomination until after the presidential inauguration in January.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200526 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs to hold hearings regarding the governance of the Free Library of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200527 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on People with Disabilities & Special Needs to hold hearings regarding the consequences of potential additional cuts by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania General Assembly to mental health services, especially those offered in the City of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200528 0  ResolutionCongratulating Daniel J. Hilferty on his retirement as the President and CEO of Independence Health Group and honoring his contributions to Philadelphia during his career.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200529 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating the Neumann-Goretti boys basketball team, on their successful 2019-2020 season and overall 24-4 record in the Philadelphia Catholic League boys basketball championships.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200530 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy to establish an advisory Task Force on Disadvantaged Communities, and further authorizing the Task Force to produce a report of findings and strategies for uplifting disadvantaged persons in Philadelphia through access to arts and culture.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200531 0  ResolutionEncouraging the First Judicial District to institute administrative rules that allow the court to seal evictions and corresponding civil matters between a landlord and a tenant in the interest of justice and without consent from the opposing party as well as invest in alternative processes of resolving landlord-tenant disputes. Further calling on the Pennsylvania State Legislature to amend the Landlord-Tenant Law of 1951 to allow for the sealing of evictions.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200517 0  BillAmending Section 5 of an Ordinance (Bill No. 180692) approved on October 31, 2018, entitled “An Ordinance legalizing an existing wood deck and ramp encroachment at 1338-1344 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140 (“Property”), under certain terms and conditions,” by extending the period of compliance with the terms and conditions stated therein.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200532 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority deeds conveying fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon situate in the First Councilmanic District of the City of Philadelphia and further authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to transfer to the Philadelphia Land Bank fee simple title to such properties pursuant to Section 16-405 of The Philadelphia Code.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200533 0  ResolutionCalling on Comcast Spectacor to reconsider its naming rights agreement with Wells Fargo based on its history of unethical banking practices.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200534 0  ResolutionRecognizing and celebrating the second annual Latin American Book Fair in Philadelphia for its work in highlighting local Latin-American authors, literature, and culture.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200491-A 0  ResolutionCalling on the Kenney administration to develop a plan to be more inclusive of City Council when creating and implementing emergency public safety measures and restrictions.READ   Action details Not available
200491-A 1  ResolutionCalling on the Kenney administration to develop a plan to be more inclusive of City Council when creating and implementing emergency public safety measures and restrictions.AMENDED   Action details Not available
200491-A 1  ResolutionCalling on the Kenney administration to develop a plan to be more inclusive of City Council when creating and implementing emergency public safety measures and restrictions.ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
200501 0  ResolutionHonoring and recognizing David T. Jones for his accomplishments and numerous contributions to the City of Philadelphia on the occasion of his departure from the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, and congratulating him on his new position as Director of the Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery for the State of Illinois Department of Human Services.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200502 0  ResolutionHonoring the life and legacy of Bennie Swans, founding president of Philadelphia's nationally acclaimed Crisis Intervention Network.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200503 0  ResolutionDeclaring September 15, 2020 through October 15, 2020 as Hispanic Heritage Month throughout the City of Philadelphia to honor the role that Latinos have played and continue to play in the economic, cultural, and social development of our City and nation.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200504 0  ResolutionHonoring Richard M. Englert upon his retirement as Temple University’s President and his contributions to Temple and Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200505 0  ResolutionHonoring the life and legacy of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for her instrumental legal career, service to the United States of America, and her relentless work to challenge gender discrimination and ensure equal protections for all Americans.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200506 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating The Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School Boys Basketball team, on their successful 2019-2020 season and overall 24-5 record in the Philadelphia Public League boys basketball championships.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200507 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the creation of the Philadelphia Arts and Culture Task Force.WITHDRAWN   Action details Not available
200508 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Land Bank deeds conveying title to certain properties located in the First Councilmanic District pursuant to the requirements of the Commonwealth Land Bank Act.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200509 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority deeds conveying fee simple title to certain City-owned lots or pieces of ground with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate in the First Councilmanic District of the City of Philadelphia pursuant to Section 16-405 of The Philadelphia Code.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200510 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia charter school, Drexel University, and The Center for Black Educator Development for the launch of the Boys’ Latin Teaching Fellowship, a partnership that seeks to create a pipeline of male teachers of color in Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200511 0  ResolutionHonoring and recognizing the life and legacy of Malik Aziz for his towering achievements as a civic leader, trailblazer, and champion for returning citizens in Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200512 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring WHO?MAG Distribution and founder Rob Schwartz on the occasion of its 10-year Anniversary in music distribution.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200518 0  ResolutionRecognizing Wednesday, October 7, 2020 as Energy Efficiency Day in the City of Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200520 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Health and Human Services to hold hearings to evaluate the City of Philadelphia’s plan for distributing, tracking, and otherwise managing the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200521 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Public Property and Public Works and the Committee on Labor and Civil Service to hold joint hearings to evaluate the impact, effectiveness, experience and outcomes of remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic on the City of Philadelphia’s citizens and workforce and calling on the City of Philadelphia to produce an action plan to guide future remote work of City employees.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200524 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committees on Gun Violence Prevention and Children and Youth to conduct joint hearings to examine the need for universal access to trauma counseling for Philadelphia’s youth.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200526 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs to hold hearings regarding the governance of the Free Library of Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200527 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on People with Disabilities & Special Needs to hold hearings regarding the consequences of potential additional cuts by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania General Assembly to mental health services, especially those offered in the City of Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200018 0  BillAmending Title 21 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Miscellaneous,” by adding a new Chapter 21-3200, entitled “Business Improvement Districts and Special Services Districts,” to establish uniform procedures for the filing of objections by affected property owners against the formation of Business Improvement Districts and Special Services Districts, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
200094 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to revise certain provisions of Section 14-500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Overlay Zoning Districts," by modifying the /CTR, Center City Overlay District, Society Hill Area to create additional standards concerning height, parking, signs, and special reviews, and making related changes, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
200095 1  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Walnut Street, Front Street, South Street, and 8th Street, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
200144 1  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain portions of land located within an area bounded by Oxford Street, 19th Street, Poplar Street and 27th Street, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
200160 1  BillAmending Section 14-203 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Definitions,” by adding a definition for “Site Clearing,” further amending Section 14-704, entitled “Open Space and Natural Resources,” by making technical changes to regulations regarding development on steep slopes, and amending Title 4 Subcode “A” of the Philadelphia Building Code, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
200161 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Main Street, Ridge Avenue, Wissahickon Creek, the Schuylkill River, and Osborn Street (extended).READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
200260 1  BillAmending Title 4, Subcode “A” of the Philadelphia Building Code, to revise certain provisions of Chapter 3, Permits, and amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to revise certain provisions of Chapter 14-300, entitled “Administration and Procedures,” by amending the terms and conditions of Administrative Review; all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available