— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.
Mayor Nutter held a news conference outside City Hall on Friday to warn people who live in flood-prone areas to move by 2 p.m. Sunday, in advance of Hurricane Sandy. He also talked about the city's preparations for what is expected to be a major storm. Cancellations because of the storm warnings have already begun.
Community groups can get a $1,000 grant from Mark Squilla’s office to help afford neighborhood cleanups.
The city controller had plenty to say about other city issues as well.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz encouraged members of the Tacony Civic Association to contact his office if they witness incidents of government fraud.
The newly formed Port Richmond West Community Action Network met last week in hopes to further its goal to make the community a cleaner, safer place for residents.