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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/4/2021 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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210916 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 303-07 W. Berks Street and 1925 N. 5th Street in the Seventh 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.READ AND FILED   Action details Not available
210904 0  ResolutionDeclaring each Friday in December of 2021 as “Shop Black Business Friday” in the City of Philadelphia.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210905 0  ResolutionRecognizing November 15 through November 21, 2021 as National Apprenticeship Week and honoring ApprenticeshipPHL for its continued commitment to connecting Philadelphians to family-supporting careers.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210906 0  ResolutionHonoring and recognizing Stephen F. Gold, Esq. for his pathbreaking achievements in civil rights litigation, which have advanced the movement for disability rights and helped countless people to live with dignity and independence, as well as for his tireless and passionate support for social justice.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210899 0  BillAmending Chapter 14-1000 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Historic Preservation,” to establish a temporary demolition moratorium with respect to properties in the area bounded by Henry Avenue, Roxborough Avenue, Silverwood Street, and Fountain Street; all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
210900 0  BillAuthorizing transfers in appropriations for Fiscal Year 2021 from the General Fund from certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, the Grants Revenue Fund from certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, the Water Fund from certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, and the Aviation Fund from certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, to the General Fund to certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, the Water Fund to certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions and the Aviation Fund to certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
210901 0  BillAuthorizing transfers in appropriations for Fiscal Year 2022 from the General Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, the Water Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions and the Grants Revenue Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions, to the General Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions and the Water Fund, certain or all City offices, departments, boards and commissions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
210907 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority deeds conveying fee simple title to 303-07 W. Berks Street and 1925 N. 5th Street in the Seventh 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
210908 0  ResolutionAuthorizing 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.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210909 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority deeds conveying fee simple title to 167 E. Lippincott Street, 508 E. Cambria Street and 3217 Shelbourne Street in the Seventh 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
210910 0  ResolutionRecognizing the week of November 8, 2021 as Global Entrepreneurship Week (“GEW”) and celebrating the small business community and the impact of the entrepreneurial spirit on Philadelphia’s economy.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210911 0  ResolutionHonoring Villanova University basketball coach Jay Wright upon his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and his many contributions to the Philadelphia region’s dynamic sports scene.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210902 0  BillAmending Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “The Philadelphia Building Construction and Occupancy Code,” by amending Subcode “A” (The Philadelphia Administrative Code) and Subcode “PM” (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code) and other related sections of The Philadelphia Code to add provisions related to the abatement of rats and other vermin in the City of Philadelphia, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
210903 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” by amending Section 14-303(15) to convey standing upon District Councilmembers to file appeals to the courts, all under certain terms and conditions.Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
210912 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Finance to hold hearings to determine the feasibility of providing financial and/or legal assistance to disadvantaged Registered Community Organizations (RCOs) that seek to appeal a Zoning Board of Adjustments decision.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210913 0  ResolutionAuthorizing City Council to retain legal counsel to file a lawsuit to require the Administration to implement and enforce Bill Number 200425, an ordinance duly enacted by the City Council of Philadelphia which became law on January 28, 2021.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210914 0  ResolutionAuthorizing Council’s Special Committee on Child Separations in Philadelphia to conduct public hearings to further understand the role of community umbrella agencies (CUA), such as Turning Points for Children, in the local child welfare system, and further investigate the systemic failures that resulted in three girls being returned to their sexually abusive father.Introduced and Ordered Placed on This Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210915 0  ResolutionHonoring, recognizing, and celebrating William W. Bodine High School for International Affairs on the occasion of its 40th Anniversary.Introduced and Ordered Placed On Next Week's Final Passage Calendar   Action details Not available
210778-A 1  BillTo amend Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code by adding Section 14-532, entitled the “/AHP, Affordable Housing Preservation Overlay District” and making other related changes; to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by 39th Street, Ludlow Street, 40th Street, and Market Street; and to establish a temporary demolition moratorium with respect to properties within the aforementioned area; all under certain terms and conditions.READ   Action details Not available
210778-A 2  BillTo amend Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code by adding Section 14-532, entitled the “/AHP, Affordable Housing Preservation Overlay District” and making other related changes; to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by 39th Street, Ludlow Street, 40th Street, and Market Street; and to establish a temporary demolition moratorium with respect to properties within the aforementioned area; all under certain terms and conditions.AMENDED   Action details Not available
210778-A 2  BillTo amend Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code by adding Section 14-532, entitled the “/AHP, Affordable Housing Preservation Overlay District” and making other related changes; to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by 39th Street, Ludlow Street, 40th Street, and Market Street; and to establish a temporary demolition moratorium with respect to properties within the aforementioned area; all under certain terms and conditions.ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
210871 0  ResolutionCelebrating the Diamond Jubilee 75th Anniversary of The Links, Incorporated.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210872 0  ResolutionHonoring the Oak Lane Youth Association on the special occasion of its 50th Anniversary.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210873 0  ResolutionCongratulating Sonia Sanchez on winning the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the country’s most prestigious and generous arts honors.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210874 0  ResolutionAlso naming the 2400 block of W. Indiana Avenue as “Reverend Dr. A. W. Dock Way,” in honor of Reverend Dr. Albert Wilson Dock, to commemorate his legacy as a preacher, teacher, and evangelist.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210875 0  ResolutionAlso naming the 4300 block of Tower Street as “Josie D. Heard AMEC Way,” in honor of Josie D. Heard, to commemorate her legacy as an educator, author, hymnist, and as the namesake of the Josie D. Heard African Methodist Episcopal Church in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210876 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority deeds conveying fee simple title to 3119 N. 35th Street in the Fourth 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
210877 0  ResolutionAppointing Maria González to the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Land Bank.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210878 0  ResolutionRecognizing November as Epilepsy Awareness Month.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210879 0  ResolutionRecognizing and celebrating Women’s Community Revitalization Project on the 35th Anniversary of the organization’s incorporation.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210880 0  ResolutionMemorializing and honoring the life of the late Walter Wallace, Jr., and recognizing the adoption of police reforms inspired by his death and the activism in his name.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210882 0  ResolutionHonoring and congratulating Philadelphia Native, Kahleah Copper, as the Champion of the Week for being named WNBA Finals MVP and winning the WNBA title.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210883 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Philadelphia Land Bank to dispose of 2505 Emerald Street located in the 1st Councilmanic District in accordance with the terms of Chapter 16-700 of The Philadelphia Code.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210884 0  ResolutionHonoring the life and legacy of Colin L. Powell for his exemplary and outstanding service to the United States as a trailblazing military general, statesman, and public servant.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210885 0  ResolutionRecognizing October 2021 as Down Syndrome Awareness Month in the City of Philadelphia.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210886 0  ResolutionDesignating October 1st as “Latin American Entrepreneur Day” in recognition of the successful “Latin America Thrives in Philadelphia” event.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210887 0  ResolutionRecognizing, congratulating, and thanking the United States Marine Corps on the occasion of its 246th Anniversary.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210888 0  ResolutionRecognizing the Ukrainian Federation of America on the occasion of its 30th Anniversary.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210549 0  BillApproving an amendment to the Articles of Incorporation of the City Avenue Special Services District of Philadelphia and Lower Merion to extend the term of existence of the District to December 31, 2042.READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
210634 1  BillTo amend the Master Plan for the University of Pennsylvania by areas of land located within an area bounded by Guardian Drive, East Service Drive, Civic Center Boulevard, 34th Street, 33rd Street, Walnut Street, the Schuylkill River, 34th Street, and University Avenue.READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
210637 0  BillAmending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Zoning and Planning,” by amending certain provisions of Chapter 14-800, entitled “Parking and Loading,” pertaining to parking requirements for uses in historically designated properties, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
210638 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by 11th Street, Reed Street, 12th Street, and Wharton Street, to amend Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code by adding Section 14-531, entitled "/SMH, South Philadelphia Municipal Hub Overlay District,” and making other related changes, and approving the Residential Mixed-Use-2 District (RMX-2) Master Plan for the site generally bounded by 11th Street, Reed Street, 12th Street, and Wharton Street, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
210667 1  BillAmending Section 14-529 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “/VDO, Fifth District Overlay District,” to prohibit certain bonuses, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
210668 0  BillAmending Section 14-504 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “/NCO, Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District,” by expanding the existing Strawberry Mansion /NCO area to include an area bounded by Lehigh Avenue, 29th Street, and Sedgley Avenue, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
210687 0  BillTo amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Trenton Avenue, Cambria Street, Tulip Street, and William Street.READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
210742 1  BillAmending Section 14-502 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “/CTR, Center City Overlay District”, by amending certain height regulations and creating bulk and massing controls within the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Area, under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
210632 0  BillAmending Chapter 17-1600 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Economic Opportunity Plans,” by establishing new definitions and clarifying the manner in which credit is given for M/W/DSBE participation, all under certain terms and conditions.READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
210912 0  ResolutionAuthorizing the Committee on Finance to hold hearings to determine the feasibility of providing financial and/or legal assistance to disadvantaged Registered Community Organizations (RCOs) that seek to appeal a Zoning Board of Adjustments decision.ADOPTED   Action details Not available
210914 0  ResolutionAuthorizing Council’s Special Committee on Child Separations in Philadelphia to conduct public hearings to further understand the role of community umbrella agencies (CUA), such as Turning Points for Children, in the local child welfare system, and further investigate the systemic failures that resulted in three girls being returned to their sexually abusive father.ADOPTED   Action details Not available