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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/14/2021 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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210841 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a message advising Council that Bill No. 210474-AA, which was passed by Council on September 30, 2021, was signed by the Mayor on October 6, 2021.    Not available Not available
210842 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution approving the appointment of McCullough Williams III to the Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board.    Not available Not available
210843 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting a resolution authorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 2003 N. Orkney Street, 2039 E. Fletcher Street and 2913 N. Orkney Street located in the 7th Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code.    Not available Not available
210844 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting an ordinance amending Section 2 of an Ordinance (Bill No. 170086) approved May 22, 2017, entitled “An Ordinance Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 269 by relocating portions of the houselines and curblines of Convention Avenue, from Thirty-Fourth Street to Health Sciences Drive, and placing on the City Plan two rights of way for drainage purposes within the vicinity of the intersection of Convention Avenue and Health Sciences Drive and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said rights of way for drainage purposes, all under certain terms and conditions, including the dedication to the City of the beds of the areas proposed to be placed on City Plan as portions of Convention Avenue,” by extending the period for compliance with the terms and conditions stated therein.    Not available Not available
210845 0  COMMUNICATIONTransmitting an ordinance authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 230 by striking from the City Plan Cresson Street from Osborn Street to Vassar Street and reserving and placing on the City Plan a right of way for sewer and drainage purposes within a portion of Cresson Street being stricken, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210830 0  ResolutionConfirming the reappointment of Brian J. McCormick as a member of the Board of Ethics, to serve in the term ending November 16, 2026.    Not available Not available
210831 0  ResolutionApproving the appointment of McCullough Williams III to the Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board.    Not available Not available
210832 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating Dawn Staley for coaching the 2021 Olympic Gold Medal Winning U.S. Women’s Basketball Team.    Not available Not available
210833 0  ResolutionRecognizing October 21, 2021 as Conflict Resolution Day.    Not available Not available
210834 0  ResolutionRecognizing and congratulating Shervon Thompson for her historic appointment as the first Alumna Principal of The Murrell Dobbins Career and Technical Education High School.    Not available Not available
210835 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor for being named a 2021 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow for her innovative scholarship on Black social movements and racial inequality in the United States and her critical examination of race, exploitation, and redlining in American housing policies and practices.    Not available Not available
210826 0  BillAuthorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 230 by striking from the City Plan Cresson Street from Osborn Street to Vassar Street and reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes within a portion of Cresson Street being stricken, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210836 0  ResolutionRecognizing and thanking the many faith-based organizations across the City-synagogues, churches, and mosques-for their activism and service to the public throughout the pandemic in providing the citizens of Philadelphia with food, personal protective equipment and COVID-19 testing and vaccinations.    Not available Not available
210827 0  BillAuthorizing an increase in the non-electoral indebtedness of the City within the Pennsylvania constitutional limit; 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; and authorizing agreements to provide credit or payment or liquidity sources for the bonds in connection with issuance of the bonds, and certain other actions.    Not available Not available
210837 0  ResolutionRecognizing and congratulating Richard Schuettler upon the occasion of his retirement from the Pennsylvania Municipal League after 20 years, and even longer dedication to efficient, effective, decent governance across the Commonwealth.    Not available Not available
210838 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development, and the Homeless to conduct hearings to identify barriers and solutions to permanently preserving community gardens and open spaces in the City of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210839 0  ResolutionHonoring Angelo Cataldi, on the occasion of the announcement of his retirement as co-host of the WIP Morning Show and for invigorating the passionate fan culture of Philadelphia throughout his illustrious career in Philadelphia sports radio.    Not available Not available
210828 0  BillAmending Section 2 of an Ordinance (Bill No. 170086) approved May 22, 2017, entitled “An Ordinance authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 269 by relocating portions of the houselines and curblines of Convention Avenue, from Thirty-Fourth Street to Health Sciences Drive, and placing on the City Plan two rights-of-way for drainage purposes within the vicinity of the intersection of Convention Avenue and Health Sciences Drive and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said rights-of-way for drainage purposes, all under certain terms and conditions, including the dedication to the City of the beds of the areas proposed to be placed on City Plan as portions of Convention Avenue,” by extending the period for compliance with the terms and conditions stated therein.    Not available Not available
210829 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” by amending certain provisions of Section 14-502, entitled “/ CTR, Center City Overlay District,” to create a new subarea of the Old City Residential District, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210840 0  ResolutionCalling on the City of Philadelphia to issue a reward for information leading to an arrest in the arson case which victimized Sonja Bingham, an outspoken anti-drug and anti-violence block captain in the Harrowgate section of Northeast Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210601 0  ResolutionApproving the appointment of William McCullough to the Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board.    Not available Not available
210809 0  ResolutionRecognizing October 18-24, 2021 as National Estate Planning Awareness Week.    Not available Not available
210811 0  ResolutionRecognizing the 7th Ward Tribute, an artistic installation project paying homage to the remarkable Black history of Philadelphia’s 7th Ward, for its dedication to preserving Black history and culture in Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210812 0  ResolutionHonoring Anne Ewers, on the occasion of her retirement as President and CEO of the Kimmel Center, Inc., for 14 years of outstanding service to the Philadelphia cultural community and to the entire City of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210813 0  ResolutionAlso naming the 2000 block of Christian Street “Father John Van de Paer Way” to honor the life and legacy of Father John Van de Paer.    Not available Not available
210814 0  ResolutionAlso naming the 2300 block of South 21st Street “Ronald R. Donatucci Sr. Way” to honor the life and legacy of Ronald R. Donatucci, Senior.    Not available Not available
210816 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating Champion of the Week, Northeast High School Boys Volleyball team, on their successful 2020-2021 season and their Philadelphia Public League Championship win.    Not available Not available
210817 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 2553 Kern Street located in the 1st Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code.    Not available Not available
210818 0  ResolutionDesignating the week of Sunday, October 10 through Saturday, October 16, 2021 as “Italian American Heritage Week” in the City of Philadelphia and honoring Joe Piscopo as the Grand Marshall of the 2021 Philadelphia Italian American Parade. This year, the parade is also dedicated to the life and legacy of Anna C. Verna, longtime City Councilmember, a lifelong supporter of the Italian American Parade.    Not available Not available
210819 0  ResolutionHonoring Frances Piller for her dedicated service to the City of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available
210820 0  ResolutionCalling on the U.S. Department of Education to resolve bureaucratic errors within the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program which have led to the exclusion of qualified veterans and other public servants.    Not available Not available
210636-A 0  BillAmending Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Traffic Code,” to clarify the appropriate methods and circumstances of enforcement of traffic violations in order to provide for the fair and transparent administration of the traffic violations, prevent racial disparities, and protect public safety, and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210635 0  BillAmending Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Traffic Code,” to require the maintenance and reporting of certain information related to vehicle stops, and making certain technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210681 0  BillApproving the 2021-2022 Neighborhood Preservation Initiative Program Statement and Budget, which addresses the expenditure of $100 million by various agencies in the first year of the Neighborhood Preservation Initiative Program, and approving a Substantial Amendment to the Annual Action Plan 2021-2022, the City’s consolidated housing and housing-related expenditures plan, to incorporate the Program Statement and Budget into the Action Plan.    Not available Not available
210682 1  BillAuthorizing the City Treasurer, on behalf of the City, to enter into an amendment to an agreement with Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania for provision of payroll banking services to the City, under certain terms and conditions.    Not available Not available
210684 0  BillAuthorizing, generally, the continued issuance and sale by the City of Philadelphia of Gas Works Revenue Notes of the City, prescribing the forms of notes and providing for their execution and payment, pledging certain revenues of the Gas Works as security, adopting a rate covenant and directing the imposition and collection of rates and charges sufficient to comply therewith, prescribing the conditions precedent to the issuance of specific series of notes, including a resolution passed by the Bond Committee providing for establishment of credit support for notes, providing for designation of a fiscal agent and sinking fund depositary, providing for establishment of a sinking fund and its management, providing remedies upon default, and providing for amendments and modifications.    Not available Not available
210838 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development, and the Homeless to conduct hearings to identify barriers and solutions to permanently preserving community gardens and open spaces in the City of Philadelphia.    Not available Not available