Whether a rift existed in City Council before the passage of new district boundaries last week is a matter of contention. But now that the vote is done, the verbal and political sparring may just be starting.
Two plans to address population change in City Council districts leave the river wards pretty much untouched.
All indications are that City Councilman Brian O’Neill will be getting the short end of the stick in Council’s increasingly controversial redistricting process.
As City Council nears a deadline to remap district boundaries, residents weigh in at public hearings. Two more are scheduled.
As City Council begins the task of equalizing its 10 districts, the very weirdly shaped 7th is at the center of attention.
Area community group leaders, police and elected officials met with developer David Grasso last week to discuss his plans for a large music venue on Richmond Street.
Developer David Grasso received the needed zoning changes for a 3,000-person venue on Richmond Street in Fishtown, leaving neighbors with little say in issues such as parking and security.
More red tape from the city
In the race for city elections commissioner, voters get to make two choices.