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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/1/2020 11:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
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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200314 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a message advising Council that Bill No. 200258, which was passed by Council on April 2, 2020, was signed by the Mayor on April 2, 2020.    Not available Not available
200315 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill authorizing the City Treasurer, on behalf of the City, to enter into an amendment agreement with Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania for provision of payroll banking services to the City, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200316 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill constituting the Twenty-Third Supplemental Ordinance to the Restated General Water and Wastewater Revenue Bond Ordinance of 1989, as supplemented; authorizing the Bond Committee to issue and sell one or more Series of tax-exempt or taxable Water and Wastewater Refunding Revenue Bonds and revenue refunding bonds; authorizing agreements to provide credit enhancement or payment or liquidity sources (or any combination of the foregoing) for such Bonds; providing that such Bonds shall bear interest at fixed or variable rates; determining the sufficiency of pledged Project Revenues; authorizing the Director of Finance to take certain actions with regard to the sale of such Bonds, the investment of proceeds thereof and the City’s continuing disclosure obligations with respect to such Bonds; setting forth the use of proceeds of such Bonds; covenanting the payment of interest and principal; and supplementing the Restated General Water and Wastewater Revenue Bond Ordinance of 1989.    Not available Not available
200317 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill constituting the Fifteenth Supplemental Ordinance to the General Gas Works Revenue Bond Ordinance of 1998 (the “1998 General Ordinance”); authorizing the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (the “City”) to sell, either at public or private sale, one or more series of Gas Works Revenue Bonds and Gas Works Revenue Bonds to refund such Bonds (the “Bonds”); to pay the costs of certain capital projects and other Project Costs; authorizing the City to obtain credit enhancement for any Series of the Bonds; making certain determinations and covenants relating to Gas Works Revenues and the payment of interest and principal; and authorizing covenants and actions in order that the Bonds shall not be arbitrage bonds; all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200318 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.    Not available Not available
200319 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill to adopt a Capital Program for the six Fiscal Years 2021 - 2026 inclusive.    Not available Not available
200320 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill to adopt a Fiscal 2021 Capital Budget.    Not available Not available
200321 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill adopting the Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2021.    Not available Not available
200322 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill amending Chapter 19-1200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Parking Tax,” by revising certain tax rates, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200323 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill amending Chapter 19-1800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “School Tax Authorization,” by revising certain tax rates, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200324 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill amending Chapter 19-2600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Business Income and Receipts Taxes,” by revising certain tax rates, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200325 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill amending Chapter 19-1500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Wage and Net Profits Tax,” by revising certain tax rates, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200326 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a bill amending Chapter 19-1300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Real Estate Taxes,” to eliminate the discount for early payment of real estate taxes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200327 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution providing for the approval by the Council of the City of Philadelphia of a Revised Five Year Financial Plan for the City of Philadelphia covering Fiscal Years 2021 through 2025, and incorporating proposed changes with respect to Fiscal Year 2020, which is to be submitted by the Mayor to the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority pursuant to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement, authorized by an ordinance of this Council approved by the Mayor on January 3, 1992 (Bill No. 1563-A), by and between the City and the Authority    Not available Not available
200285 0  BillTo adopt a Capital Program for the six Fiscal Years 2021-2026 inclusive.    Not available Not available
200286 0  BillTo adopt a Fiscal 2021 Capital Budget.    Not available Not available
200287 0  BillAdopting the Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2021.    Not available Not available
200288 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Parking Tax,” by revising certain tax rates, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200289 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “School Tax Authorization,” by revising certain tax rates, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200290 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-2600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Business Income and Receipts Taxes,” by revising certain tax rates, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200291 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.    Not available Not available
200292 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-1300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Real Estate Taxes,” to eliminate the discount for early payment of real estate taxes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200293 0  BillAmending Chapter 17-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Non-Competitively Bid Contracts; Financial Assistance,” by making revisions, including but not limited to, the exception for emergency contracting; all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200307 0  ResolutionProviding for the approval by the Council of the City of Philadelphia of a Revised Five Year Financial Plan for the City of Philadelphia covering Fiscal Years 2021 through 2025, and incorporating proposed changes with respect to Fiscal Year 2020, which is to be submitted by the Mayor to the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority pursuant to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement, authorized by an ordinance of this Council approved by the Mayor on January 3, 1992 (Bill No. 1563-A), by and between the City and the Authority.    Not available Not available
200294 0  BillAmending various sections of The Philadelphia Code to address matters related to the landlord and tenant relationship during the novel coronavirus of 2019 pandemic and otherwise, including providing for an eviction diversion program, and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200295 0  BillAmending various sections of The Philadelphia Code to address matters related to the landlord and tenant relationship during the novel coronavirus of 2019 pandemic and otherwise, including providing for temporary eviction relief, and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200308 0  ResolutionCalling on the United States Congress and the Pennsylvania General Assembly to take immediate action to provide municipalities a comprehensive relief package to stabilize the local rental housing market and support property owners.    Not available Not available
200309 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the City Council Committee on Public Safety to hold public hearings evaluating lessons learned from the City’s COVID-19 pandemic response.    Not available Not available
200296 0  BillConstituting the Fifteenth Supplemental Ordinance to the General Gas Works Revenue Bond Ordinance of 1998 (the “1998 General Ordinance”); authorizing the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (the “City”) to sell, either at public or private sale, one or more series of Gas Works Revenue Bonds and Gas Works Revenue Bonds to refund such Bonds (the “Bonds”); to pay the costs of certain capital projects and other Project Costs; authorizing the City to obtain credit enhancement for any Series of the Bonds; making certain determinations and covenants relating to Gas Works Revenues and the payment of interest and principal; and authorizing covenants and actions in order that the Bonds shall not be arbitrage bonds; all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200297 0  BillConstituting the Twenty-Third Supplemental Ordinance to the Restated General Water and Wastewater Revenue Bond Ordinance of 1989, as supplemented; authorizing the Bond Committee to issue and sell one or more Series of tax-exempt or taxable Water and Wastewater Refunding Revenue Bonds and revenue refunding bonds; authorizing agreements to provide credit enhancement or payment or liquidity sources (or any combination of the foregoing) for such Bonds; providing that such Bonds shall bear interest at fixed or variable rates; determining the sufficiency of pledged Project Revenues; authorizing the Director of Finance to take certain actions with regard to the sale of such Bonds, the investment of proceeds thereof and the City’s continuing disclosure obligations with respect to such Bonds; setting forth the use of proceeds of such Bonds; covenanting the payment of interest and principal; and supplementing the Restated General Water and Wastewater Revenue Bond Ordinance of 1989.    Not available Not available
200298 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.    Not available Not available
200299 0  BillAuthorizing the City Treasurer, on behalf of the City, to enter into an amendment agreement with Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania for provision of payroll banking services to the City, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200300 0  BillApproving the Fiscal Year 2021 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 receipt of the Revised Forecast of Capital Budgets for Fiscal Years 2022 through 2026.    Not available Not available
200310 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committees on People with Disabilities & Special Needs and on Public Health & Human Services to hold joint hearings regarding the racial and ableist disparities of coronavirus infections and impacts in Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200301 0  BillAmending various sections of The Philadelphia Code to address matters related to the landlord and tenant relationship during the novel coronavirus of 2019 pandemic and otherwise, including providing for temporary rent stabilization, and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200302 0  BillAmending various sections of The Philadelphia Code to address matters related to the landlord and tenant relationship during the novel coronavirus of 2019 pandemic and otherwise, including providing for the temporary waiver of certain fees, and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200303 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-4100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces,” to establish leave time for public health emergencies, modify existing provisions concerning the paid sick leave, and make technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200311 0  ResolutionSupporting Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro in his call to all landlords in the Commonwealth and Philadelphia to provide aid to their tenants during the Covid-19 crisis and throughout its aftermath.    Not available Not available
200304 0  BillAmending various sections of The Philadelphia Code to address matters related to the landlord and tenant relationship during the Coronavirus of 2019 pandemic and otherwise, including providing for relief to tenants who have been illegally locked out of their residences and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200305 0  BillAmending various sections of The Philadelphia Code to address matters related to the landlord and tenant relationship during the novel coronavirus of 2019 pandemic and otherwise, including providing for payment agreements for tenants with a certified financial hardship related to COVID-19, and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200306 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-4100 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces,” by adding new definitions and requirements to ensure that certain health care employees are compensated for lost wages and medical expenses in the event they contract a communicable disease at work during a pandemic or epidemic event, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200312 0  ResolutionUrging the President, Senate, and House of Representatives to amend the CARES Act to provide that U.S citizens with immigrant spouses who file joint taxes are eligible to receive economic stimulus payments for both adults and any dependent children, even if the immigrant spouse does not have a Social Security number.    Not available Not available
200313 0  ResolutionUrging the City Health Commissioner to issue an emergency order, under the authority vested in Section 6-205 and Section 8-407 of The Philadelphia Code, requiring hospitals and other healthcare institutions to provide an adequate supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to employees during the duration of the novel coronavirus pandemic.    Not available Not available
200151 0  ResolutionApproving the appointment of Deborah Mahler to the Board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.    Not available Not available
200151 0  ResolutionApproving the appointment of Deborah Mahler to the Board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.    Not available Not available
200217 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Julia Danzy to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200217 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Julia Danzy to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200218 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Leticia Egea-Hinton to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200218 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Leticia Egea-Hinton to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200219 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Mallory Fix-Lopez to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200219 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Mallory Fix-Lopez to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200220 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Dr. Maria McColgan to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200220 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Dr. Maria McColgan to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200222 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Angela McIver to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200222 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Angela McIver to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200223 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Joyce Wilkerson to the Board of Education.    Not available Not available
200223 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Joyce Wilkerson to the Board of Education.    Not available Not available
200224 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Lee Huang to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200224 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Lee Huang to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200225 0  ResolutionConfirming the appointment of Ameen Akbar to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200225 0  ResolutionConfirming the appointment of Ameen Akbar to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200263 0  ResolutionCalling on the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office, the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, and area utility companies to explore temporary moratoriums on evictions, residential foreclosures, tax liens on residential properties, and utility shut-offs in response to the COVID-19 health emergency.    Not available Not available
200270 0  ResolutionCalling on the City of Philadelphia to develop an action plan and guidance to support and protect service and health care workers from the potentially devastating impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.    Not available Not available
200275 0  ResolutionUrging the School District of Philadelphia and the State Board of Education to temporarily suspend the requirement to provide a doctor’s note after 3 days of absence during the coronavirus outbreak.    Not available Not available
200151 0  ResolutionApproving the appointment of Deborah Mahler to the Board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.    Not available Not available
200217 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Julia Danzy to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200218 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Leticia Egea-Hinton to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200219 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Mallory Fix-Lopez to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200220 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Dr. Maria McColgan to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200222 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Angela McIver to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200223 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Joyce Wilkerson to the Board of Education.    Not available Not available
200224 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Lee Huang to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200225 0  ResolutionConfirming the appointment of Ameen Akbar to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200309 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the City Council Committee on Public Safety to hold public hearings evaluating lessons learned from the City’s COVID-19 pandemic response.    Not available Not available
200310 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committees on People with Disabilities & Special Needs and on Public Health & Human Services to hold joint hearings regarding the racial and ableist disparities of coronavirus infections and impacts in Philadelphia.    Not available Not available