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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/18/2021 10:00 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/
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210135 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-208 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Sidewalk Cafés” and Title 4, Subcode “A” of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Use Registration Permits,” by adding new provisions allowing restaurants applying for a sidewalk café permit or temporary lot uses permit to allow outdoor entertainment; all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210140 0  ResolutionAuthorizing 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.    Not available Not available
210136 0  BillAuthorizing the Procurement Commissioner to enter into a contract for the construction of a sewer and appurtenant work, required to provide public sewer service, in the unit block of Osborn Street.    Not available Not available
210141 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Philadelphia native Stephen Fulton on becoming the Junior Featherweight World Boxing Champion.    Not available Not available
210137 0  BillAmending Title 22 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Public Employees Retirement Code,” by creating an early retirement program for certain employees working in or with the Department of Commerce, Aviation Division, and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210142 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 1746 Annin Street, 2231, 2232, 2235, 2249, 2252, 2324 Cross Street, 2227 Fernon Street, 2224, 2256, 2305, 2309 Greenwich Street 2230 Reed Street, 2318 Tasker Street, 2214, 2220, 2222, 2239 2241, 2243 and 2315 Wilder Street located in the 2nd Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code.    Not available Not available
210143 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development, and the Homeless to hold joint hearings with the Committee on People with Disabilities and Special Needs, to examine the City’s role in ensuring the accessibility of housing to persons with disabilities.    Not available Not available
210144 0  ResolutionCalling on Congress to pass the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act.    Not available Not available
210145 0  ResolutionHonoring Michael Masch, on the occasion of his passing, for a lifetime of dedicated service to the people of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210146 0  ResolutionCalling on the National Football League to discontinue the practice “race norming” in their concussion compensation program.    Not available Not available
210138 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-800 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Landlord and Tenant," to address matters related to the landlord and tenant relationship during the novel coronavirus of 2019 pandemic, including providing for alternative methods for tenants to meet their obligation to make security deposits; all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210139 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-500 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Taxes and Rents - General,” by adding required conditions and information for reporting adjustments to taxable income, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210147 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating Dr. Carl June on his receipt of the shared Dan David prize for his work at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a lead researcher in the development of the first personalized cellular therapy for cancer.    Not available Not available
210148 0  ResolutionCalling on Mayor James F. Kenney to establish and implement a COVID-19 “Operation Philly Special” mass vaccination campaign using the Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Field, the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium, religious institutions, Philadelphia health partners, colleges and universities, and other large outdoor facility locations as identified to provide vaccines to Philadelphia residents and workers.    Not available Not available
210149 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating the 2020-2021 Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate, Cydney Brown, for her creativity, community work, and dedication to serving Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210150 0  ResolutionRecognizing the week of February 14, 2021 to February 20, 2021 as the first Black Girl Freedom Week to celebrate and honor Black girls and the unique challenges they face, as well as to invest in their safe, free, and successful futures.    Not available Not available
210151 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating Deborah Archer for her new position as the first Black president of the American Civil Liberties Union.    Not available Not available
210152 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Public Health and Human Services to hold hearings examining current and best practices to ensure youth have a successful transition from foster care to thriving adulthood.    Not available Not available
210153 0  ResolutionRecognizing and honoring Philadelphia artist, musician, and anti-violence activist Michael “O.G. Law” Ta’Bon for his 15 years of work and advocacy on behalf of returning citizens, victims of crime, and disadvantaged youth in Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
200618 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-4200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Donation Bins,” to modify the locations at which donation bins shall be permitted; all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200618 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-4200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Donation Bins,” to modify the locations at which donation bins shall be permitted; all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200617 0  BillAuthorizing an initial 10-year conversion of the current Term with up-to two 5- year Renewal Terms for a Lease Agreement the City has entered into with the First Tee of Greater Philadelphia for operating, managing and maintaining the John F Byrne Golf Course, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200617 0  BillAuthorizing an initial 10-year conversion of the current Term with up-to two 5- year Renewal Terms for a Lease Agreement the City has entered into with the First Tee of Greater Philadelphia for operating, managing and maintaining the John F Byrne Golf Course, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200618 0  BillAmending Chapter 9-4200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Donation Bins,” to modify the locations at which donation bins shall be permitted; all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200617 0  BillAuthorizing an initial 10-year conversion of the current Term with up-to two 5- year Renewal Terms for a Lease Agreement the City has entered into with the First Tee of Greater Philadelphia for operating, managing and maintaining the John F Byrne Golf Course, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210123 0  ResolutionHonoring Dr. Ala Stanford and the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium for their contribution to health and equity during the COVID-19 pandemic.    Not available Not available
210124 0  ResolutionCommending Dr. Brenda A. Allen for being named one of the 10 most dominant historically black college leaders for 2021, and congratulating Lincoln University for earning the historic gift of $20 million from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.    Not available Not available
210125 0  ResolutionRecognizing February 2021 as Environmental Justice Month in the City of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210127 0  ResolutionHonoring and recognizing Russell Kolins for his dedication to Philadelphia through his extensive work in security and risk management, and for his efforts to improve the safety and security of Philadelphia’s bars, restaurants, and nightclubs through advocacy and training.    Not available Not available
210129 0  ResolutionCelebrating the life and honoring the memory of John Chaney, as we recognize his groundbreaking accomplishments in the sport of basketball and his many contributions to our beloved City.    Not available Not available
210130 0  ResolutionSupporting the City’s plan to prioritize vaccinations for returning teachers, administrators, and school employees at large, and urging the City to follow through on the plan in a responsible and efficient manner in order to regain public trust.    Not available Not available
210131 0  ResolutionCalling on President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and the 117th United States Congress to immediately implement President Biden’s plan to end the gun violence epidemic in cities and begin to appropriate the $900 million in funds President Biden pledged to cities with the highest rates of homicides.    Not available Not available
210132 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating the Academy at Palumbo’s robotics team, the RoboGriffins, on their success at the 2021 CoderZ League Pro competition, where the robotics team was declared the world champions.    Not available Not available
210133 0  ResolutionRecognizing February 2021 as Love Your Library Month to honor libraries and the resources they provide communities, to show appreciation for library users, and to encourage Philadelphians to engage with their local libraries.    Not available Not available
200715 0  ResolutionAppointing James Aros, Jr., to the position of Chief Assessment Officer of the Office of Property Assessment.    Not available Not available
200716 0  ResolutionConfirming the appointment of Diana P. Cortes, Esq., as the City Solicitor.    Not available Not available
210031 0  ResolutionConfirming the appointment of Cecilia Thompson to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210032 0  ResolutionConfirming the appointment of Lisa Salley to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210033 0  ResolutionConfirming the appointment of Reginald L. Streater, Esq., to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210148 0  ResolutionCalling on Mayor James F. Kenney to establish and implement a COVID-19 “Operation Philly Special” mass vaccination campaign using the Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Field, the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium, religious institutions, Philadelphia health partners, colleges and universities, and other large outdoor facility locations as identified to provide vaccines to Philadelphia residents and workers.    Not available Not available
210152 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Public Health and Human Services to hold hearings examining current and best practices to ensure youth have a successful transition from foster care to thriving adulthood.    Not available Not available
200604 1  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designation of certain areas of the land located within an area bounded by Byberry Road, Woodhaven Road, the Poquessing Creek, and adjacent land south of Franklin Mills Circle.    Not available Not available
210004 0  BillAuthorizing and approving the execution and delivery of a Service Agreement between The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development relating to the refunding of certain bonds previously issued to finance and/or refinance Alternative Funding Mechanisms for a portion of the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of the City of Philadelphia Retirement System implemented pursuant to the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act; approving the issuance by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development of bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness in one or more series, to refund such bonds; authorizing and approving the City’s obligation to pay in full when due the Service Fee and other amounts payable under the Service Agreement; authorizing certain City officers to take certain actions required to issue bonds, notes or other evidences of indebtedness; covenanting that the City will make necessary appropriations in each of the City’s fiscal years to provide for the Service Fee and other amounts due under the Service Agreement; c    Not available Not available
210006 0  BillAmending Chapter 19-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “City Funds - Deposits, Investments, Disbursements,” by amending Section 19-201, entitled “City Depositories,” by authorizing the City Treasurer to deposit funds in Santander Bank, National Association, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
200656 0  BillAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to acquire fee simple title, or a lesser interest in real estate, by purchase, dedication, donation, condemnation, agreement in lieu of condemnation, or otherwise, in parcels of land along the Schuylkill River and the Wissahickon Creek for public recreational purposes, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available