Monthly Archives: April 2010

SECRETARY LOCKE, MAYOR NUTTER TO HOLD EXPORTS TOWN HALL WITH PHILLY BUSINESSES

Gov. Rendell, Sen. Casey, and Rep. Fattah to highlight Obama Administration initiative designed to double exports and support new job creation WHO: Mayor Michael Nutter U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke Governor Ed Rendell Senator Robert Casey U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah

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MAYOR NUTTER TO ANNOUNCE $50,000 WACHOVIA GRANT TO FUND LITERACY PROGRAM, COMPUTER LAB FOR EX-OFFENDERS

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Vince Liuzzi, Wachovia Regional President WHAT: Mayor Nutter will unveil a new literacy program for ex-offenders, made possible by a $50,000 grant by the Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation. The program focuses on adult basic education,

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MAYOR NUTTER APPLAUDS COURT’S REFUSAL TO HEAR BRT BOARD’S SUIT, URGES VOTERS TO APPROVE MEASURE REFORMING THE PROPERTY TAX SYSTEM

Philadelphia, April 27, 2010 – Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied the Board of Revision of Taxes (BRT) Board’s Application for the Exercise of Original Jurisdiction and King’s Bench Power, without prejudice. This means that on May 18th, as planned,

Posted in Press Release

New Portable EOC Showcased at LibertyRAD Exercise in Philadelphia

New Portable Emergency Operations Center (EOC): Provides Backup Operating Capabilities for Philadelphia On Tuesday, April 27, Deputy Managing Director for Emergency Management MaryAnn E. Tierney welcomed officials during a tour of the Office of Emergency Management’s new Emergency Operations Center

Posted in Press Release

EOC in the Box to be Showcased

Who: Deputy Managing Director for Emergency Management MaryAnn E. Tierney What: EOC in the Box When: Tuesday, April 27, 1:00 p.m. Where: LibertyRAD Exercise, Sheraton Center City Philadelphia, Philadelphia North Ballroom, 17th and Race Streets Deputy Managing Director for Emergency

Posted in Press Release

Philly Counts Executive Director Tricia Enright Responds to City Controller Butkovitz’s Monthly Economic Report

Philadelphia, April 26, 2010 – Today, Executive Director of Philly Counts, Tricia Enright issued the following statement: “We are very pleased that the City of Philadelphia has not only met, but exceeded its mail participation rate from the 2000 Census,

Posted in Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER LAUNCHES TREE PLANTING CAMPAIGN: GREEN PHIILY, GROW PHILLY

Introduces new tree planting model and tree campaign partners Philadelphia, April 24, 2010-Today Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Michael DiBerardinis and Pennsylvania Horticultural Society President-elect Drew Becher kicked-off the first phase of Philadelphia’s comprehensive tree-planting campaign in

Posted in Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER, CONGRESSMAN FATTAH, STATE SENATOR HUGHES, STATE REPRESENTATIVE MANDERINO, COUNCILMAN JONES VISIT PARKSIDE SHOPRITE TO UNDERSCORE IMPORTANCE OF CENSUS COUNT IN INCREASING ECONOMIC INVESTMENT IN PHILADELPHIA’S NEIGHBORHOODS

Philadelphia, April 23 – Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined Philadelphia elected officials at Brown’s Parkside Shoprite in West Philadelphia to underscore how an accurate census count impacts private sector investment decisions as well as the city’s ability to lure

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER SIGNS BILL REDUCING BRT BOARD MEMBERS’ SALARY

Philadelphia, April 22, 2010 – Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed into law Ordinance No. 100212, which reduces the salaries of BRT Board Members. The Mayor instructed Finance Director Rob Dubow to send the Board a letter, the text of

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER CELEBRATES EARTH DAY AT LOVE PARK, UNVEILS 10 NEW MURAL ARTS RECYCLING TRUCKS

Philadelphia, PA – April 22, 2010 – Today Mayor Michael A. Nutter, the Philadelphia Streets Department and City of Philadelphia Murals Arts Program unveiled ten new recycling trucks designed and created by truck drivers and students as a part of

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release
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