If Mayor Michael Nutter gets what he wants, the city’s tax rate will be 1.25 mills, said Councilman Brian O’Neill.
How one online map may help pinpoint tax delinquent landlords, and what city officials are doing to stop the problem.
Residents and neighborhood groups had differing reactions after the City Council amended the zoning code to include parking spaces for homes with five units or more.
River Wards neighbors are among those on Councilman Bobby Henon’s “Problem Properties Advisory Council,” which hosted a “Bad Neighbor Hearing” last Tuesday. The message for these landlords? Shape up, or ship out.
— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.
Kensington's so-called ‘Needle Park’ was among those up for discussion at the hearing, which provided an opportunity for citizens to discuss violence, vandalism and negligence in city parks and recreation facilities.
After promising throughout his campaign to be accessible and involved in the River Ward communities, City Councilman Mark Squilla (D-1st dist.) shows he means to keep his promise.