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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/8/2020 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/
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200552 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing 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 Second Councilmanic District of the City of Philadelphia pursuant to Section 16-405 of The Philadelphia Code.READ AND FILED   Action details Not available
200553 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution approving the appointment of Ismail Shahid as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Philadelphia Housing Authority.READ AND FILED   Action details Not available
200554 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting an ordinance amending Section 2 of an Ordinance (Bill No. 180560) approved July 10, 2018, entitled “An Ordinance Authorizing 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,” by extending the period for compliance with the terms and conditions stated therein.READ AND FILED   Action details Not available
200555 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting an ordinance authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 299 by striking from the City Plan Parker Avenue from a point approximately one-hundred fifty-six feet southwest of Matthias Street to its terminus southwestwardly therefrom and reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for various utility purposes within a portion of Parker Avenue being stricken and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said right-of-way, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND FILED   Action details Not available
200537 0  BillAmending Section 2 of an Ordinance (Bill No. 180560) approved July 10, 2018, entitled “An Ordinance authorizing 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,” by extending the period for compliance with the terms and conditions stated therein.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200546 0  ResolutionAuthorizing City Council’s Committee of the Whole to hold all hearings required pursuant to Bill No. 200364-A, which established a requirement that the Council hold hearings in connection with anticipated collective bargaining agreements between the City and Police Employees in the Philadelphia Police Department represented by the Fraternal Order of Police.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200538 0  BillAmending Title 10 of The Philadelphia Code to create a new Chapter 10-2500, entitled “Less Lethal Devices,” to regulate the use of less lethal devices in specific situations; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200539 0  BillAuthorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 299 by striking from the City Plan Parker Avenue from a point approximately one-hundred fifty-six feet southwest of Matthias Street to its terminus southwestwardly therefrom and reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for various utility purposes within a portion of Parker Avenue being stricken and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said right-of-way, under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200540 0  BillAuthorizing transfers in appropriations for Fiscal Year 2021 from the General Fund, the Council to the General Fund, the Department of Planning and Development.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200541 0  BillAmending Chapter 21-1500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Boards and Commissions - Public Deliberations,” to require recording or transcription of certain meetings and provision to the public of access to such recordings and transcriptions; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200542 0  BillAuthorizing DSW1, LLC d/b/a Nifty Fifty’s (“Owner”) to install, own, and maintain a proposed sidewalk café at 2700 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148 (“Property”), all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200543 0  BillAuthorizing Stephen Garafolo (“Owner”) to construct, own, and maintain a proposed exterior stairway at 3000 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145 (“Property”), all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200547 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, situated in the Second Councilmanic District of the City of Philadelphia pursuant to Section 16-405 of The Philadelphia Code.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200548 0  ResolutionDeclaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200544 0  BillAmending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Regulation of Businesses, Trades and Professions,” by adding a new Chapter, entitled “Residential Property Wholesalers,” to regulate the solicitation of purchases of real property and require certain disclosures by property purchasers to homeowners, and amending Chapter 9-1100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Fair Practices Ordinance: Protections Against Unlawful Discrimination,” to provide protections to homeowners from solicitation and related problems, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200549 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating the Northeast High School Football team, on their successful 2019-2020 season and overall 12-2 record in the Philadelphia Public Football League.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200545 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “City Funds - Deposits, Investments, Disbursements,” by revising the list of City depositories; under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
200550 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committees on Education and on Public Health and Human Services to hold joint hearings examining the School District of Philadelphia’s preparedness for public health and environmental emergencies, and to develop best practices that can help the District adequately prepare for these emergencies.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200551 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committees on Public Health and Human Services and on Children and Youth to hold joint hearings examining current and best practices to ensure youth have a successful transition from foster care to thriving adulthood.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
200349 2  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to amend certain provisions of Chapter 14-500, entitled “Overlay Zoning Districts,” by creating the “/AME, American Street Overlay District,” all under certain terms and conditions.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
200349 2  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to amend certain provisions of Chapter 14-500, entitled “Overlay Zoning Districts,” by creating the “/AME, American Street Overlay District,” all under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200374 0  BillRenaming and designating Chalfont Playground in Northeast Philadelphia as the "Corporal Jimmy O’Connor Memorial Playground".SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
200374 0  BillRenaming and designating Chalfont Playground in Northeast Philadelphia as the "Corporal Jimmy O’Connor Memorial Playground".ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200424 0  BillRenaming and designating the property commonly referred to as the 30th and Jefferson Playground, located at the corner of 30th and Jefferson Streets, as the “Howard McCall, Sr. Playground” in the City of Philadelphia.SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
200424 0  BillRenaming and designating the property commonly referred to as the 30th and Jefferson Playground, located at the corner of 30th and Jefferson Streets, as the “Howard McCall, Sr. Playground” in the City of Philadelphia.ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200349 2  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” to amend certain provisions of Chapter 14-500, entitled “Overlay Zoning Districts,” by creating the “/AME, American Street Overlay District,” all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200374 0  BillRenaming and designating Chalfont Playground in Northeast Philadelphia as the "Corporal Jimmy O’Connor Memorial Playground".READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
200424 0  BillRenaming and designating the property commonly referred to as the 30th and Jefferson Playground, located at the corner of 30th and Jefferson Streets, as the “Howard McCall, Sr. Playground” in the City of Philadelphia.READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING 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.ADOPTED   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.ADOPTED   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.ADOPTED   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.ADOPTEDPass15:2 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.ADOPTED   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.ADOPTED   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.ADOPTED   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.ADOPTED   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.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200546 0  ResolutionAuthorizing City Council’s Committee of the Whole to hold all hearings required pursuant to Bill No. 200364-A, which established a requirement that the Council hold hearings in connection with anticipated collective bargaining agreements between the City and Police Employees in the Philadelphia Police Department represented by the Fraternal Order of Police.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200550 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committees on Education and on Public Health and Human Services to hold joint hearings examining the School District of Philadelphia’s preparedness for public health and environmental emergencies, and to develop best practices that can help the District adequately prepare for these emergencies.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
200551 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committees on Public Health and Human Services and on Children and Youth to hold joint hearings examining current and best practices to ensure youth have a successful transition from foster care to thriving adulthood.ADOPTED   Action details Not available